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Our Gullible Brains

Is the Antidote to Embarrassment in a Jar?

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring shaping attention with reward, personality maturation around the world, handedness effects on learning words related to object manipulation, and trust and physical similarity. ... More>

People Prefer Products That Help Them ‘Save Face’ in Embarrassing Moments

Feelings of embarrassment can be alleviated by using so-called ‘restorative’ products — effectively helping people to “save face.” ... More>

Clean Hands = Clean Conscience for People with OCD

Cleaning one’s hands is associated with an alleviation of anxiety from moral misconduct, and this effect is even more pronounced in people with OCD. ... More>