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The Trustworthiness of an Inmate’s Face May Seal His Fate

The perceived trustworthiness of an inmate’s face may determine the severity of the sentence he receives, according to new research using photos and sentencing data for inmates in Florida. ... More>


Longer Acquaintance Levels the Romantic Playing Field

Partners who become romantically involved soon after meeting tend to be more similar in physical attractiveness than partners who get together after knowing each other for a while. ... More>


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People Trust Typical-Looking Faces Most

While people don't view typical-looking faces as the most attractive, they do consider them to be the most trustworthy, researchers find. ... More>


New Research From <em>Clinical Psychological Science</em>

A sample of new research exploring: posttraumatic growth in soldiers; social anxiety, food intake, and body dissatisfaction; risk and resilience in rural African American youth; and neurotechnology in clinical psychological science. ... More>