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2014/12/21 08:55
2014/12/21 08:55
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In terms of looks, many people would prefer to be deemed "attractive" rather than "average." But a new study finds that when it comes to trustworthiness, being average-looking has its benefits. Lead...
2014/12/21 08:55
2014/12/21 08:55
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2014/12/17 14:51
2014/12/17 14:51
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New research suggests typical or average- looking faces are considered more honest than attractive, or unattractive faces. The way people judge faces is especially important in cultural environments...
2014/12/16 18:39
2014/12/16 18:39
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People who occupy the extreme ends of the political spectrum, whether liberal or conservative, may be less influenced by outside information on a simple estimation task than political moderates,...
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2014/12/14 00:18
2014/12/14 00:18
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Men seem to prefer women with a low waist-to-hip ratio. Women prefer men with optimally long jaws. For reasons we don't entirely understand, humans find symmetrical faces consistently bewitching. A...
2014/12/11 12:51
2014/12/11 12:51
11d
New psychological research suggests saving something, such as a file on a computer, may improve our memory for the information we encounter next. Researchers theorize that the act of unloading...
2014/12/09 17:26
2014/12/09 17:26
13d
Tom Brady's F-Bombs are not only an example of good sportsmanship, they offer a glimpse into his competitive nature and are, one Harvard Medical School psychiatry instructor says, healthy...
2014/12/08 12:51
2014/12/08 12:51
14d
A new study challenges the idea that bilingual speakers have a cognitive advantage. The research suggests that a publication bias in favor of positive results may skew the overall literature on...
2014/12/03 22:21
2014/12/03 22:21
18d
Can your FRIENDS tell you how long you'll live? Researchers say those close to us are the best judges of the personality traits that give us long lives Males viewed as conscientious and open to...
2014/12/02 17:42
2014/12/02 17:42
20d
The study is published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "The findings are important because cognitive ability is among the most important...
2014/12/01 13:49
2014/12/01 13:49
21d
It seems like only yesterday that all the Beltway wags were assuring us that the Republicans and the Democrats were going to come together at long last to solve one of America’s most intractable...
2014/11/29 02:42
2014/11/29 02:42
23d
Have you ever noticed how much information you can get from someone’s voice? Think about the unconscious cues you’re receiving from your whiny child or from that great speaker at a recent work...
2014/11/28 10:52
2014/11/28 10:52
24d
We all now know that sitting all day without any stretching or exercising is bad for your health, your physical health that is. Studies have already shown that sitting all day can lead obesity, heart...
2014/11/26 11:51
2014/11/26 11:51
26d
New research finds that being in a position of power can fundamentally change the way a person sounds when they speak. San Diego State University researchers discovered that being in power is...
2014/11/25 18:16
2014/11/25 18:16
27d
... When we want to be perceived as powerful—think parents scolding misbehaving kids or shoppers haggling with car dealers—we tend to focus not just on our words, but the way we deliver them....
2014/12/21 08:55
2014/12/21 08:55
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