You’ve heard of the history of science, the philosophy of science, maybe even the sociology of science. But how about the psychology of science? In a new article in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for Psychological Science, San Jose State University psychologist Gregory J. Feist argues that a field has been quietly taking shape over the past decade, and it holds great promise for both psychology and science. Read more: A new discipline emerges: The psychology of science.
(Oct. 21, 2011)
Personalities Accurately Judged by Physical Appearance Alone
ScienceDaily (Dec. 11, 2009) — Observers were able to accurately judge some aspects of a stranger’s personality from looking at photographs, according to a study in the current issue ofPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin(PSBP), the official monthly journal of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Self-esteem, ratings of extraversion and religiosity were correctly judged from physical appearance.