Eye-catching studies that didn’t make the final cut:

People look younger when they smile.

Narcissism comes in three different flavours – vulnerable, grandiose and aggressive.

We eat more when different food types are presented on a plate separately, rather than mixed in together.

The findings challenge society’s presumption that male teachers have better relationships with boys than women teachers“.

7-month-olds chunk items in memory.

What do Americans mean when they describe someone as “cool”?

Cognitive training increases openness to experience in older adults.

Having autistic traits is associated with having reduced belief in God.

The personalities of nations that are geographical neighbours are more similar than those that are far apart

Young Korean men with finger ratios indicative of more pre-natal testosterone exposure (short second digit relative to fourth digit) are more likely to choose the marine corps for their military service.

Post compiled by Christian Jarrett for the BPS Research Digest.