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Accurate First Impressions Leave a Lasting Impression


August 1, 2014
-- Everyone knows first impressions are important. They can potentially determine whether you get the job, a second date, or develop a friendship. But what does it really mean to make a good impression? Of course, to make a good impression you need to be seen positively, but could there be more to it than that? Lauren Human discusses the research behind answering these questions on SPSP's blog.

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Why Do Men Prefer Nice Women?: Responsiveness and Desire


July 25, 2014
-- People's emotional reactions and desires in initial romantic encounters determine the fate of a potential relationship. Responsiveness may be one of those initial "sparks" necessary to fuel sexual desire and land a second date. However, it may not be a desirable trait for both men and women on a first date. Does responsiveness increase sexual desire in the other person? Do men perceive responsive women as more attractive, and does the same hold true for women's perceptions of men? A study published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin seeks to answer those questions.

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SAGE Young Scholars Recipients Engaging in Research


July 23, 2014
-- Five recipients of the SAGE Young Scholars Award, which is supported by a generous donation from SAGE Publications, are putting their $5,000 grants to use in the field of personality and social psychology. The recipients spoke with SPSP about their current research projects that are supported in-part by the award.

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Why Do We Mispredict? Exploring the Mechanisms of Affective & Behavioral Forecasting


July 16, 2014
-- Not only are we motivated to understand our experiences and emotions, we also happen to think that we are pretty accurate in our own self-views. But how well do we really know ourselves? A symposium at APS last month chaired by Rimma Teper focused on a very specific aspect of self-knowledge, namely affective and behavioral forecasting-- an area of research that tests how effective people are at predicting their emotions and behaviors.

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Do Women Perceive Other Women in Red as More Sexually Receptive?


July 11, 2014
-- Women are more likely to wear a red shirt when they are expecting to meet an attractive man, relative to an unattractive man or a woman. But do women view other women in red as being more sexually receptive? And would that result in a woman guarding her mate against a woman in red? A study published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin sought to answer these questions.

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