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Blame Your Brain: The Fault Lies Somewhere Within


Science Confirms Looking Angry Gets People To Do What You Want


Minimizing Belief in Free Will May Lessen Support for Criminal Punishment

Exposure to information that diminishes will, including brain-based accounts of behavior, seems to decrease people’s support for retributive punishment. ... More>


Look Angry If You Want People to Give In


Angry Faces Back Up Verbal Threats, Making Them Seem More Credible

Angry expressions lend weight to a negotiator’s threat to walk away from the table, leading the other party to offer more money than they otherwise would have. ... More>