Lingering Lies: The Persistent Influence of Misinformation
The brain holds on to false facts, even after they have been retracted
By Valerie Ross
Scientific American Mind Blog
July 18, 2011
Learning from your mistakes is all in the mind
Some people are programmed to learn from their mistakes, while others give up trying when their intellgience is tested, a study found
October 02, 2011
What's So Wrong With Being Absolutely Right:
The Dangerous Nature of Dogmatic Belief.
Interview with Judy J. Johnson, PhD
A psychology professor at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta. Her ongoing research expands on her MSc thesis and PhD dissertation, both of which investigated the nature and measurement of dogmatism.
Humility Key to Effective Leadership
Humble leaders are more effective and better liked, according to a study forthcoming in the Academy of Management Journal.
December 8, 2011
Higher Job Performance Linked to People Who Are More Honest and Humble
The more honesty and humility an employee may have, the higher their job performance, as rated by the employees' supervisor. That's the new finding from a Baylor University study that found the honesty-humility personality trait was a unique predictor of job performance.
Mar. 1, 2011