The Forbidden Words That Soothe Embarrassment And Rejection

Certain words can reduce both social pain and physical pain. Swearing can help to relieve hurt feelings and an aching heart, new research has found. Swearing aloud helps to quickly reduce various types of ‘social distress’ such as being socially…

Wearing Red: The Danger Signals It Sends

New study shows that everyone knows what wearing red means, so watch out! Red is very much in fashion in psychology at the moment. Last year PsyBlog reported on the exciting news that women are more likely to wear red…

How A Person’s Face Signals Intention To Cheat On You

Face shape is linked to sex drive in men and women and also how likely a man is to cheat on his partner. People with shorter and wider faces have a higher sex drive, new research finds. Men with wider,…

Psychopaths Naturally Excel In This Dark Skill

Psychopaths naturally excel in one dark skill. Psychopaths are much better at learning to lie than the rest of us, new research finds. It is a natural capacity just waiting to be tapped. The research compared people with high and…