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How our everyday decisions shape society.
Sander van der Linden Ph.D.
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New research shows that you may be able to identify a narcissist by asking them this one simple question.
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Can merely being exposed to popular conspiracy theories make you less pro-social?
Can exposure to nature help reduce crime?
Competitions are more fun if you actually win, but for you to win, someone else must lose. Given this basic inequality, can competitions promote pro-social behavior?
Sander van der Linden, Ph.D., is a social psychologist in the Department of Psychology at Cambridge University.