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Books to Check Out: April 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Rise of Consciousness and the Development of Emotional Life by Michael Lewis; Guilford Press, October 31, 2013.... More>


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Nonverbal Accents

It’s long been believed that people of all ages and ethnicities express their states of mind with the same physical cues. But psychological research is revealing that, much like language, facial expressions and other forms of nonverbal communication may have culturally specific identifiers. ... 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>


Expressions of fear and disgust aided human survival, study says


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