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Latest Piotr Winkielman Stories

2010-02-10 12:47:20

A negative mood, it turns out, imparts a warm glow to the familiar.

2009-09-02 23:45:00

Study finds that thoughts color perception -- implications range from everyday misunderstandings to social anxiety and eyewitness memory.

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2005-05-28 09:40:00

Subliminal images of smiling faces may make consumers more willing to try new things, new research suggests. The findings suggest that the human mind is much more attuned to facial expressions.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.