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Group actions trump normative emotional reaction in an incidental observation by young children

Turner, C. R., et al., PLoS ONE
9, e107375. (2014) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107375

Exploring tool innovation: A comparison of Western and Bushman children

Nielsen, M., et al., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
126, 384-394

Applying the contact hypothesis to anti-fat attitudes

Alperin, A., et al., Social Science & Medicine
123, 37-44

Regulatory focus moderates the relationship between task control and physiological and psychological markers of stress

Parker, Stacey L., et al., International Journal of Psychophysiology
94, 3, 390-398

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Professor Bill von Hippel discusses research showing that people frequently don't know what makes them happy and what doesn't, and thus are often misdirected in their search for satisfaction in life.