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Another Partisan Divide: Mitt Romney’s Looks

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring spatial distance and behavioral sensitivity to reward, perception of numerosity and density, orientation dependence in face processing, and unconscious processing of abstract concepts. ... More>

Mitt Romney’s Face Looks Different to Republicans and Democrats

Political bias seems to influence how Ohio voters perceived the facial characteristics of 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney, even after seeing his face on TV thousands of times. ... More>


Damasio Receives Grawemeyer Award

APS Fellow Antonio Damasio has been honored with the prestigious 2014 Grawemeyer Award in psychology. ... More>

Cheerleader Effect: Why People Are More Beautiful in Groups