Tufts University psychological scientist Heather L. Urry has found a way to incorporate the school’s art gallery into an undergraduate course on coding facial movements – illustrating how museums are teaming with psychology faculty for collaborative instruction. More
A special issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science brings together innovative research and theory in psychological science, computer science, neuroscience, and related fields, illuminating the myriad ways in which face perception infuses how we think and behave. In this issue, “researchers from diverse areas within the psychological sciences illustrate More
A change in hairstyle, lighting, or even facial expression may alter a person’s appearance so drastically that they look like someone else. Scientists are now developing face-recognition measures that account for these variations.. More
Scientific American: We tend to trust the people around us. We trust cab drivers and doctors with our lives, we trust chefs handling our food, and we trust strangers to watch our belongings while we step away. But trust is not like candy on Halloween, we do not just give More
People make rapid judgments about the characteristics of others based on their facial expressions. Although these first impressions may seem superficial, they have been found to predict legal, political, and financial outcomes. Research suggests that many of the first impressions we form are based on perceptions of the trustworthiness, dominance More
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