News tagged with social psychology

An equation for friendship

If only they had been there in 1939: Plugging in numbers representing the friendliness between pairs of nations at the outset of World War II, researchers at Cornell University used a computer program to successfully predict ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in Mathematics
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The science behind deception

Think you can tell when people are lying? After decades of accepted methods for detecting lies, communications PhD student Edward Reynolds may have a case for challenging those tactics.

dateSep 20, 2010 in Social Sciences
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