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People Who Hold Extreme Attitudes Feel Superior in Their Beliefs Even for Trivial Issues

Katrina Jongman-Sereno, a 2013 APS Student Research Award recipient from Duke University, presented her work on “People Who Hold Extreme Attitudes Feel Superior in Their Beliefs Even for Trivial Issues” at the 25th APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC. ... More>


Emotional Expressions and Shade of Skin Tone Affect Perception of Sex

We are very sensitive when it comes to processing faces. Subtle differences in physical properties of a face, such as configuration of facial parts, facial features, emotional expressions, skin shade, etc., […] More>


Photographs and the Misinformation Effect: A Boundary Condition of Truthiness

Photographs have been shown to increase “truthiness” across several domains. This study explores the presentation of nonprobative photographs in a misinformation study. ... More>


Internal Consistency When Collapsing Different Alcoholic Beverage Types Into One Image Category

In researching valence/arousal of alcohol images, it is unknown whether combining of different alcohol images is appropriate. ... More>


The Influence of Dental Anxiety on Oral Hygiene Practices

The present study explored the effects of dental anxiety on frequency of brushing and flossing. ... More>