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The Fascinating Science Behind ‘Talking’ With Your Hands


Psychologists Analyzed a Big Collection of Condemned Inmates’ Last Words


Getting to Yes Is Easier Than Saying No

Using specific language to frame a negotiation can make it much more difficult for people to walk away from a deal – even a bad one. ... More>


Replication Effort Finds No Evidence That Grammatical Aspect Affects Perceived Intent

A multi-lab replication project found no evidence that the verb form used to describe a crime influences the way people judge criminal intent, in contrast to previously published findings. ... More>


Observer Article

Love in the Time of Twitter

People today are as likely to meet their potential valentines on the Internet as they are at a mixer. Psychological scientists and other researchers are exploring the ways that online communication is affecting the formation of friendships and romantic relationships. ... More>