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Similarity to Human Drivers Inspires Trust in Self-Driving Cars

Incorporating “virtual drivers” that looked and acted like humans significantly increased people’s willingness to let an autonomous vehicle take the wheel. ... 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>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: perceptual models of global facial change, limited visual plasticity after a decade of recovered sight, and how stereotypes influence choice. ... More>

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>

It Pays to Have an Eye for Emotions

A new study finds a link between workers’ ability to recognize emotions and their annual salaries. ... More>