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Study Examines Potential Evolutionary Role of “Sexual Regret” in Human Survival and Reproduction

In the largest, most in-depth study to date on regret surrounding sexual activity, a team of psychology researchers found a stark contrast in remorse between men and women, potentially shedding light on the evolutionary history of human nature.

Popular ‘Door-in-the-Face’ Persuasion Strategy Can Sometimes Backfire, Study Shows

A manipulation strategy often used in marketing and fundraising known as “Door-in-the-Face” could backfire among less concrete thinkers, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

UT Austin Psychologist Helps to Map Countries’ Entrepreneurial Spirit

UT Austin Psychologist Helps to Map Countries’ Entrepreneurial Spirit

Founders of successful companies tend to exhibit personality traits that make them more socially engaging, creative and able to handle stress than nonentrepreneurs, according to new research from the University of Jena in Germany and The University of Texas at Austin.