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Face It: Nonprofit CEOs Benefit from Having a Baby Face

New research from the University of Toronto finds that the facial features that benefit leaders of for-profit companies can actually hurt the effectiveness of non-profit CEOs. ... More>


Observer Article

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>


Why It’s So Hard to Shake a Bad First Impression

New research shows that it takes relatively little evidence to convince us of someone’s moral decline, and substantially more evidence to convince us of their moral improvement. ... More>


For Teens, Learning That Personalities Change Buffers Against Stress

Learning that social and personality traits can change helps teens cope with social challenges, which can help mitigate stress and improve academic performance. ... More>


Neuroticism Predicts Anxiety and Depression Disorders

Teens with high levels of trait neuroticism were much more likely to develop both anxiety and depression disorders than those with lower neuroticism scores, longitudinal data showed. ... More>