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"Several narratives about the history we focus on here can be told from the present, the desires that animated research on the social psychology of gender in the past could be described as both scientific and as political. Locating the beginning and end of this historical event, like any other, shapes its narrative and politics (White, 1973). ..." – By Adrian Furnham
"Judging and deciding what to do can involve seemingly simple tasks in some circumstances, such as continuing to read this article or choosing what to eat but also can involve larger life choices, such as whom to marry or what subject to study in college. Research on judgment and decision making within the field of psychology has been devoted to unraveling the way humans make their decisions on a day-to-day basis. ..." – By Valerie F. Reyna, Priscila G. Brust-Renck and Rebecca B. Weldon
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