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.
A new study debunks the assumption that facial expressions simply reveal human emotion. Researchers report our facial expressions stem primarily from our intentions.
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.