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The Right Face for the Job

A new study finds that people tend to associate particular professions with specific facial features, suggesting that looks play a significant role in choosing a leader. ... More>


Learning for Survival? Venom Overrides Other Snake Categories

The importance or intrinsic value of a category seems to have a strong influence on how we learn and form categories at different levels. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring scene categorization, culture and emotion perception, models of group formation, and selective memory retrieval across development. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring analogical reasoning and relational thinking, categorization of complex natural scenes, and orthographic processing in baboons. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

New research exploring system-legitimacy beliefs and attitudes toward race, deferred feedback and category learning, and transfer across visual search tasks, and higher-order relational learning in toddlers. ... More>