Teaching: Big Smile—Distant Diversity Drives Emotion Culture
Why do people from some regions tend to be more extroverted and agreeable than those from other regions? Teaching about the ancestral diversity theory of culture and human emotion.
How to hold your head if you want to look intimidating
So often, when we go about holding our heads upon our necks, we fail to consider how our posture is communicating our professional ambition—nay, our superiority. Big mistake! With that kind of attitude, how are we
Downward Head Tilt Can Make People Seem More Dominant
We draw social inferences from not only facial features but from the position of the head itself, research shows.
Gender Bias Sways How We Perceive Competence in Faces
Faces that are seen as competent are also perceived as more masculine, research reveals.
How Children Learn to Recognize Faces
“I’m very, very good at recognizing faces,” said Kang Lee, a professor of applied psychology and human development at the University of Toronto, who studies the development of facial recognition skills in children. If he
Do Broader Faces Signal Antisocial Traits? Maybe Not
Data from over 135,000 people show no link between broad faces and antisocial traits, in contrast with previous studies.