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To Spot a Liar, Listen Closely

An analysis of fraudulent financial statements reveals that company executives used specific vocal cues while lying. ... More>


Observation

Speed Reading Promises Are Too Good to Be True, Scientists Find

Learning to speed read seems like an obvious strategy for making quick work of all the emails, reports, and other pieces of text we encounter every day, but a comprehensive […]... More>


Observation

Replication Report Looks at Verbal Aspect Effects on Perceived Intent

A multilab 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. The […]... More>


In Real-Estate, ‘Love’ Hurts and ‘Sexy’ Sells


Making Connections Within Text: A Review of Anaphor Resolution

Psychological scientists examining children's eye movements found evidence that both working-memory capacity and reading comprehension are important for developing a specific skill. ... More>