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Face Perception

Could A Brain Scan Reveal Who Is On Your Mind?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.01.2014 | Science

Scientists have now used brain scanners to hack into our thoughts like never before. After scanning the brains of men and women who were looking at...

The Two Faces of Attractiveness

Wray Herbert | Posted 06.16.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Attractiveness is the modern equivalent of what our ancient ancestors saw as trustworthy and safe, so we would expect any deviation in the faces we actually know to diminish attractiveness. Yet a huge amount of research says the opposite.

WATCH: Massive Unibrow Spotlights NASA Scientist's Theory

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.17.2013 | Science

From Frida Kahlo to Anthony Davis, some people seem to do just fine with a bushy brow -- but that may not be the case for everyone. In fact, a whim...

Looking for Trouble (and Seeing It)

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.09.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

Scientists and clinicians are interested in the dynamic interaction of perception and aggression. Looking for trouble, and seeing it, may be a deep cognitive bias--a negativity bias--that distorts normal emotional processing.

Sex Objects in a World Turned Upside-Down

Sam Sommers | Posted 06.27.2012 | Home
Sam Sommers

Just how often do people objectify women? According to recent research, we're so used to treating women as sex objects that we can do it even when standing on our heads.