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Are Neutral Faces Really Neutral?

A symposium at the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago featuring five psychological scientists examined just how unemotional our neutral faces really are and explained how people often derive meaning from these expressionless faces nonetheless. ... More>

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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>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring multisensory integration between tasks, cognitive control and interpretation of heard speech, and the relation between attention and perceptions of attractiveness. ... More>

Where We Live Affects Our Bias Against Mixed-Race Individuals

Whites living in areas with low racial diversity have a harder time categorizing mixed-race individuals, which correlates with greater prejudice against mixed-race individuals. ... More>