Topic: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

First Impressions Count When Making Personality Judgments, New Research Shows

Nov. 3, 2009

First impressions do matter when it comes to communicating personality through appearance, according to new research by psychologists Laura Naumann of Sonoma State University and Sam Gosling of The University of Texas at Austin.

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Attraction May Lead People to Appear Funnier, Research Shows

May 4, 2009

Both sexes are more likely to initiate humor and consider the other person to be funnier if they are attracted to them, according to new research at The University of Texas at Austin.

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