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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new studies exploring: genes linked to emotional biases in perception and memory, nonverbal expressions of status, visual representation and language processing, and neural correlates of eudaimonic well-being. ... More>

Studies Explore Interplay Between Self-Control, Reward Processing, and Diet

Two new studies explore the cognitive and neural mechanisms that mediate the relationship between self-control and reward processing in dieters. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: perspective-taking in competition; reward cues and goal-directed action; meditation and compassionate responses to suffering; and detecting problems with data. ... More>

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People Anticipate Others’ Genuine Smiles, But Not Polite Smiles

New research suggests that not all smiles are created equal -- people actually anticipate smiles that are genuine but not smiles that are merely polite. ... More>