May 2008

Voters Choose Politicians by Similarity to Their Own Personality

8 May 2008

Research examining people’s perceptions of politicians suggests voters go for candidates with similar personalities to their own.

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When the Self Emerges: Is That Me in the Mirror?

7 May 2008

To this day the ‘mirror test’ remains the best experiment yet developed for examining the emergence of self-concept in infants.

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Why You’re a Sucker for the Impact Bias

5 May 2008

Psychologists have found that the impact bias is one reason we are often poor at predicting how future events will affect us emotionally.

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How to Feel More Pleasure: Crank up the Mystery

3 May 2008

When we get a gift from someone out of the blue, alarm bells start ringing.

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