While people don't view typical-looking faces as the most attractive, they do consider them to be the most trustworthy, researchers find.
A large-scale study shows that different aspects of fluid intelligence peak at different ages, with some peaking as late as age 40.
A sample of new research exploring links between subliminal cues and goal-directed cognitive control and how kindergarteners learn to read Chinese characters.
Boys who show aggressive tendencies develop greater physical strength as teenagers than boys who are not aggressive, data from a longitudinal study reveal.
A sample of new research exploring links between maternal insensitivity and responding in adult relationships and also task-set inertia.
Reminders of God can make people more likely to seek out and take risks, suggesting that people view God as as a source of protection and security.
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Wray Herbert has been writing about psychology and behavioral science for many years. He has been a staff writer and editor for Science News, Psychology Today, US News & World Report, and Newsweek. He is currently a contributor to Huffington Post and Scientific American Mind. His work has also appeared in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, the Washington Post, and many other national publications.
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