Smiling and beauty. July 2013

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Summary: <p>Why we prefer our partners to be more like us, and why we want to be more like our rivals. Also, new research on emotional expression and beauty that gives us all something to smile about.</p><p><audio><br> </audio><br> </p><p><a href="">Download the MP3</a></p><p><b>Rate me!</b><br> Rate, review, or listen <a href="">in iTunes</a> or <a href=";refid=stpr">in Stitcher.</a><br> </p><img src=""><br> <p><i>New research shows that smiling makes you more attractive than a grumpy beauty. So turn that frown upside down! <a href="">Johnny Silvercloud/Flickr</a></i></p><p><b>The articles covered in the show:</b></p><p>Laeng, B., Vermeer, O., &amp; Sulutvedt, U. (2013). Is beauty in the face of the beholder? <span style="font-style: italic;">PLoS One, 8</span>(7), e68395. <a href="">Read summary</a></p><p>Slotter, E. B., Lucas, G. M., Jakubiak, B., &amp; Lasslett, H. (in press). Changing me to keep you: State jealousy promotes perceiving similarity between the self and a romantic rival. <span style="font-style: italic;">Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</span>. <a href="">Read summary</a></p><p>Golle, J., Mast, F. W., &amp; Lobmaier, J. S. (in press). Something to smile about: The interrelationship between attractiveness and emotional expression. <span style="font-style: italic;">Cognition &amp; Emotion</span>. <a href="">Read summary</a></p>