Currently browsing "Social Perception"
We’ve all been warned not to “judge a book by its cover,” but we inevitably do it anyway. It’s difficult to resist the temptation of assuming that a person’s outward appearance reflects something meaningful about his or her inner personality. Indeed, research shows that people tend to perceive attractive adults as more social, successful, and well-adjusted than less attractive adults, a phenomenon that’s been termed the “what is beautiful is good” stereotype. ... More>
A sample of exciting new research on social cognition published in Psychological Science. ... More>