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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring computer modeling of the evolution of honor cultures and mechanisms that drive vicarious fear learning. ... More>


What Your Baby’s Smile Can Tell You About Her Development


Microlending Success Starts with a Smile

A massive analysis of real microlending data demonstrates that positive facial expressions – such as a smile – lead to more successful campaigns. ... More>


Recognizing Without Seeing

Facial expressions and body language are among the most powerful forms of nonverbal communication, and can reveal a great deal about emotion. Beatrice de Gelder investigates the neuroscience of automatic, […]... More>


Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions