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Replication Effort Finds No Evidence That Grammatical Aspect Affects Perceived Intent

A multi-lab replication project found no evidence that the verb form used to describe a crime influences the way people judge criminal intent, in contrast to previously published findings. The Registered Replication Report (RRR), published in the January 2016 issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science, synthesizes the results from 12 More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Folk Explanations of Behavior: A Specialized Use of a Domain-General Mechanism Robert P. Spunt and Ralph Adolphs Do people use similar or different cognitive processes when making sense of social and nonsocial events? Participants’ brain activity was measured while they completed a More

Actually, Do Let Them See You Sweat: The Science Behind Why Sweating Before Negotiating Is Good

Fast Company: “If you’re sweating and your heart rate is up, it’s seen as a sign something is going wrong, that you’re too nervous, off balance, flustered,” M.I.T. associate professor Jared Curhan tells the New York Times. “Whereas we’re showing that something could be very right.” The “very right” is More