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Same Face, Many First Impressions

Slight variations in how an individual face is viewed can lead people to develop significantly different first impressions of that individual, a series of studies shows. ... More>


Dads Who Share the Load Bolster Daughters’ Aspirations

Fathers who help with household chores are more likely to raise daughters who aspire to less traditional, and potentially higher paying, careers, researchers find. ... More>


Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning In Young Children

Maps, number lines, shapes, and artwork tend to cover elementary classroom walls, but too much of a good thing may end up disrupting attention and learning in young children. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring negative self-beliefs in eating disorders, prefrontal activity and self-control in smokers, culture and memory in PTSD, and cognitive mechanisms underlying rumination. ... More>


Personal Judgments Are Swayed by Group Opinion, but Only for 3 Days

People change their own personal judgments so that they fall in line with the group norm, but the change only seems to last about 3 days, researchers find. ... More>