Social Perception

Pacific Standard: Can you tell if someone is lying to you? Newly published research suggests you actually have that ability—at least to an extent—but accessing it is a different story. In two experiments, researchers from the University of California-Berkeley found people are better at detecting deception using indirect methods that More

Just like adults, children as young as 3 tend to judge an individual’s character traits, such as trustworthiness and competence, simply by looking at the person’s face, new research shows. And they show remarkable consensus in the judgments they make, the findings suggest. The research, led by psychological scientist Emily More

Le Figaro: Bière rance, pain brûlé ou encore viande de boucherie: ces senteurs peu avenantes se dégagent de personnes atteintes respectivement de scrofule (une sorte d’affection tuberculeuse), de fièvre typhoïde et de fièvre jaune. Mais la liste ne semble pas s’arrêter là. Selon différents travaux, les malades émettent en effet More