Eye-catching studies that didn’t make the final cut:
‘These results provide, to our knowledge, the first direct evidence that both men and women can accurately assess men’s physical strength from the voice‘. Quite how remains unknown. According to New Scientist – estimates of strength weren’t linked to timbre or pitch of voice.
More evidence that repeated checking, as exhibited by people with obsessive compulsive disorder, backfires, leading to less confidence in one’s memory (but same does not apply for attention or perception). Also see earlier.
Recall of worst moments of ordeal by patients with PTSD are characterized by ‘more unfinished thoughts, more use of the present tense and lower levels of cognitive processing.’
No surprises here: high scorers on neuroticism are more likely to grind their teeth (which is called bruxism, by the way).