People overeat. And people don’t always make the healthiest food choices. That much is clear. But who is to blame for overeating and poor food choices? And can we do anything about it?
New Year’s resolutions are set with the best of intentions. But they notoriously fail to translate into lasting behavioural changes.
Viewing violent television as a child probably increases aggression toward women later in life, writes Tom Denson and Andy Ruddock.
How we react to the greatest challenge of our generation is all in the mind. Ben Newell explains.
Face-matching experts at the Australian Passport Office are 20 per cent more accurate than average people at detecting fraud using automatic face recognition software, new research shows.
Indications of psychopathic traits can be reliably observed in children as young as three, allowing children at risk to undergo earlier treatment, a new study suggests.
The first study to test the skills of FBI agents and other law enforcers who have been trained in facial recognition has provided a reassuring result – they perform better than the average person or even computers on this difficult task.
A growing chorus of female Liberal MPs are calling for their party to preselect more women to address the party’s gender imbalance. Sharman Stone wants mandatory quotas, while Teresa Gambaro has called for a 30% target.
Imagine a prototypical thug. A real bruiser. Chances are they are male – no surprises there – but picture what his face looks like.
If you’ve imagined a man with a short, wide face, then you’ve picked up on what we believe is an evolved cue we have for rapidly identifying potentially dangerous individuals.