Study reveals how the brain distinguishes between different types of social conformity when revising opinions.
Researchers report a woman's attraction to a man may be boosted if his photo is rated higher by others. However, this also applies to abstract art.
A new study debunks the assumption that facial expressions simply reveal human emotion. Researchers report our facial expressions stem primarily from our intentions.
Surprise, researchers say, not only has effects on the beliefs of an individual, but also collective effects on the content of culture. As a result, surprise can lead people to change attitudes, shift preconceptions and inspire social change.