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Louder Than Words

From facial cues to physical stances, our nonverbal expressions speak volumes to others. APS Fellows Klaus Scherer and Beatrice de Gelder and other researchers share the latest science on communication in the absence of speech. ... More>

Does Frequent Sex Lead to Better Relationships? Depends on How You Ask

Newlyweds who have frequent sex don’t report being more satisfied with their relationships than those who have less sex, but their automatic behavioral responses tell a different story. ... More>

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Fewer Romantic Prospects May Lead to Riskier Investments

Encountering information suggesting that it may be tough to find a romantic partner shifts people’s decision making toward riskier options, researchers find. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring person-city personality fit, social mechanisms underlying third-party punishment, and infants' understanding of others' need for assistance. ... More>