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Religious believers think God values the lives of out-group members more than they do themselves

Belief in all powerful supernatural entities that police moral behavior between people has been shown to promote prosocial behavior between co-religionists. But do these effects extend to members of different religious groups?


Maintaining Close Relationships During a Pandemic

by Hasagani Tissera

Stressful times, feelings of uncertainty, and physical confinement can create conflict and tension in close relationships.


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What WAS that Masked Man Saying? How Wearing a Mask May Influence Our Interactions with Other People

by Sara D. Hodges

We know that masks can reduce COVID-19 transmission, but how are they affecting our ability to communicate with each other? A psychologist who studies how well people understand each other offers some speculations.


When Push Comes to Shove, Loyalty Trumps Justice

by Walter J. Sowden

What do you do when someone close to you commits an immoral act?


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