New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on mate preferences across countries, preference biases in candidate selection, cue visibility and task switching, and persuasion by nonhuman artificial agents.
Caring for Loved Ones the Top Priority for People Worldwide
Evolutionary psychologists have focused much their research on the human pursuit of love and sex, but a global study shows that people’s strongest motivations lie elsewhere.
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of research exploring: mind-body practices and self-enhancement; early gender differences in core values and career orientation; and gender differences in online daters’ educational preferences.
No Evidence That Women’s Preference for Masculine Faces Is Linked With Hormones
Data from almost 600 participants show that women’s perceptions of male attractiveness do not vary according to their hormone levels, in contrast with some previous research. The study findings are published in Psychological Science, a
Men eat more pizza when trying to impress women, study suggests
Los Angeles Times: Of all of the ways men try to impress the ladies, from big wallets to big muscles, here is one that has finally been quantified by science. In a woman’s presence, men
Why People Go on Dates They Know Won’t Work Out
How could kindness and compassion ever clash with the romantic essence of Valentine’s Day? According to a recent study published in Psychological Science, it may be the very desire to spare someone’s feelings that leads