Category: relational behavior

Two reasons why the leader becomes the leader

Research by Cameron Anderson and Gavin Kilduff explores social status in groups. In one experiment they wanted to answer why some people become leaders in groups and others don’t. In an experiment where the group had to solve a problem,

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Why working faster will make you less caring

An interesting study by John Darley and C. Batson entitled “The Good Samaritan” involved having seminary students write a speech. One group was assigned the topic of jobs available after graduation. The other group was given the task of giving

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Virtual Sex

In our accelerated and fragmented culture, teens and emerging adults have started to abandon dating in favor of "hooking up". This seems to be consistent with the freedom to have multiple partners as people have friends on their Facebook profile. 

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