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- When It Comes To Decisions, Are You A Maximizer Or A Satisficer? – Rebecca Shiner
- What is “Spiritual Intelligence” Anyway? – Scott McGreal (Unique—Like Everybody Else)
- Yes, Your Field Does Need to Worry About Replicability – Rich Lucas (The Desk Reject)
- Is “Spiritual Intelligence” a Valid Concept? – Scott McGreal (Unique—Like Everybody Else)
- Reflections on SIPS (guest post by Neil Lewis, Jr.) – Sanjay Srivastava (The Hardest Science)
- Improving Psychological Science at SIPS – Sanjay Srivastava (The Hardest Science)
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If "spiritual intelligence" is a real thing, what might it consist of? Probably, elements of personality, intelligence, and altered states of consciousness.
"Spiritual intelligence" has been popularized in recent years as an "alternative" intelligence based on little evidence, However, could the concept have some scientific merit?
What does it take to do the right thing in the face of social pressure to conform? And what does this suggest for claims that moral behavior is controlled by situational forces?
A recent paper suggests that profanity may be a reflection of emotional honesty and candor. However, closer examination of the studies' results casts doubt on this idea.
Are people really "pure dispositionalists" who underestimate the "power of the situation" to influence behavior? A closer look at the evidence suggests these claims are overhyped.
Does the so-called fundamental attribution error deserve to be more widely known? The importance of this phenomenon has actually been blown out of all proportion.
Criminals are usually lower than normal people in conscientiousness, yet a new study finds that prisoners are higher in this trait. What can explain this apparent paradox?