Why Dogs Look Like Their Owners
Fast Company: If you spend enough time strolling along sidewalks or into public parks, eventually you’ll see a dog that bears an eerie resemblance to its owner. The experience is common enough for art to
How attractive is Barack Obama? That depends on your party affiliation.
The Washington Post: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder — particularly when that beholder is into politics. Partisanship can be so powerful that it influences how attractive people find politicians, according to a study published Wednesday in
Is Kindness Physically Attractive?
Scientific American: One of the most robust findings in social psychology is the beauty-is-good stereotype:physically attractive people are perceived and treated more positively than physically unattractive people . But here’s the thing: I have definitely met attractive people who went from
Can’t Take My Eyes off You—Your Face, That Is
Scientific American: When it comes to first impressions of a potential new love, the eyes may indeed be the window to the soul—because the direction of your gaze when looking at this person offers an
The Eyes Are the Window to Your Potential Soul Mate
Pacific Standard: John and Stephanie Cacioppo, University of Chicago neuroscientists who are married to each other, study love. And lust. Recently, the couple wanted to find out whether people look at potential mates differently if they perceive
Are You in Love or Lust? The Secret Lies Within Your Eyes.
Big Think: Burt Bacharach was right; the look of love is in your eyes. A new study validates all the avuncular advice you were given about love and lust, specifically how the way someone looks at you