New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of research exploring genetic variation and social-rejection sensitivity, judging impurity versus harm, and contextual fear learning.
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
The Life-Changing Magic of Being Messy
You might have a “messy” friend or family member. You can’t help but sigh at the chaos of their room — clean and dirty laundry mixed together. Odds are it’ll be difficult to walk two
How Facial Features Can Influence Your Professional Image
A range of new research suggests that the width of your face, the tilt of your head, and the hair on your face all hold the potential to project a more intimidating professional presence.
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.
We Are More Envious of Things That Haven’t Happened Yet
We are more envious of someone else’s covetable experience before it happens than after it has passed, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Enviable events lose