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

A psychopath, a narcissist & a Machiavellian enter a room, who was perceived more favourably?

What is the most interesting part of the brain? (open access)

“Spending time on others increases one’s feeling of time affluence”

“Individuals can perceive suicidality from facial appearance with accuracy”

“Male sexual victimisation by women should be taken as seriously as that of women by men”

Brown-eyed men perceived as more trustworthy, mainly because of their rounder face-shape (see also)

Restless Legs Syndrome: a qualitative analysis of psychosocial suffering

Children’s and parents’ stereotypical views of scientists could put the children off science

About half the benefit of popular “z-drugs” for insomnia is due to the placebo effect

“Medical training is not an optimal environment for the psychological health of medical students”

Mediterranean diet associated with experiencing more positive/ fewer negative moods (cross-sectional study)

Police uniform colour makes no difference to aggression by, or against, police
Post compiled by Christian Jarrett (@psych_writer) for the BPS Research Digest.