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Wandering Minds: The Default Network and Stimulus-Independent Thought
Despite evidence pointing to a ubiquitous tendency of human minds to wander, little is known about the neural operations that support this core component of human cognition. Using both thoughtExpand
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Response to Comment on "Wandering Minds: The Default Network and Stimulus-Independent Thought"
Gilbert et al. suggest that activity in the default network may be due to the emergence of stimulus-oriented rather than stimulus-independent thought. Although both kinds of thought likely emergeExpand
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The Look of Love
Gaze direction is a vital communicative channel through which people transmit information to each other. By signaling the locus of social attention, gaze cues convey information about the relativeExpand
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Are You Looking at Me? Eye Gaze and Person Perception
Previous research has highlighted the pivotal role played by gaze detection and interpretation in the development of social cognition. Extending work of this kind, the present research investigatedExpand
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Precise offers are potent anchors: Conciliatory counteroffers and attributions of knowledge in negotiations
Abstract People habitually use round prices as first offers in negotiations. We test whether the specificity with which a first offer is expressed has appreciable effects on first-offer recipients'Expand
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The units of thought
That associative processing provides the vehicle of thought is a long‐standing idea. We describe here observations from cognitive neuroimaging that elucidate the neural processing that mediates thisExpand
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The perceptual determinants of person construal: reopening the social-cognitive toolbox.
Guided by a heuristic account of social-cognitive functioning, researchers have attempted to identify the cognitive benefits that derive from a categorical approach to person construal. WhileExpand
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Look into my eyes: Gaze direction and person memory
The current research considered the effects of gaze direction on a fundamental aspect of social cogition: person memory. It was anticipated that a person's direction of gaze (i.e., direct or averted)Expand
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How daydreaming relates to life satisfaction, loneliness, and social support: The importance of gender and daydream content
Daydreaming appears to have a complex relationship with life satisfaction and happiness. Here we demonstrate that the facets of daydreaming that predict life satisfaction differ between men and womenExpand
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Decision making and testosterone: When the ends justify the means
Abstract Behavioral endocrinology research suggests that testosterone may play a role in moral decision making. Studies involving human and nonhuman animals indicate that high basal testosterone isExpand
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