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Teens’ Memory for Faces Shifts Toward Peers During Puberty

Adolescents begin to view faces differently as they prepare for the transition to adulthood, showing a bias that shifts toward peers in the same stage of pubertal development. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how people develop an aversion to inequity and the role of number and degree in how we perceive facial attractiveness. ... More>


More Than Just Faces in a Crowd

Our capacity for remembering items that aren’t relevant to the task at hand -- such as memory for faces in a crowd -- may be greater than previously thought. ... More>


Face It: Nonprofit CEOs Benefit from Having a Baby Face

New research from the University of Toronto finds that the facial features that benefit leaders of for-profit companies can actually hurt the effectiveness of non-profit CEOs. ... More>


Observer Article

Are Neutral Faces Really Neutral?

A symposium at the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago featuring five psychological scientists examined just how unemotional our neutral faces really are and explained how people often derive meaning from these expressionless faces nonetheless. ... More>