Psychology & Psychiatry

'Seeing' faces through touch

Our sense of touch can contribute to our ability to perceive faces, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Newborn babies have built-in body awareness ability

The ability to differentiate your own body from others is a fundamental skill, critical for humans' ability to interact with their environments and the people in them. Now, researchers reporting in Current Biology on November ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sharing synchronized events helps us feel closer to strangers

(Medical Xpress) -- Psychologists at Royal Holloway, University of London have discovered that sharing a synchronized experience with another person may change the perception we have of ourselves and make strangers appear ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows face matching for passports and IDs incredibly fallible

New research finds face matching, as when customs agents check passports, to be incredibly fallible, with error rates between 10 and 20 percent under ideal, laboratory-induced conditions, and much worse in more realistic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic changed perceptions of masked faces

The COVID-19 pandemic has improved perceptions of facial attractiveness and healthiness of people wearing face masks in Japan.

page 3 from 4