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

We perceive people we trust as more physically similar to ourselves

Cougars on the prowl? New perceptions of older women’s sexuality

Using magic tricks to explore the psychology of insight.

Skin tone memory bias” … Educated black men are remembered as whiter than they really are

Comedians score unusually high on four psychotic traits.

Mind wandering becomes less frequent with aging, but more pervasive and detrimental to performance

No difference in personality between Mac users and PC users.  The former just dress better (joke!)

How much insight do we have into our own implicit attitudes? Are they really unconscious?

New study says women really are better at choosing gifts than men.

Reminders of fast food spoil our ability to savour beauty in music and nature.


Post written by Christian Jarrett (@psych_writer) for the BPS Research Digest.