Starting January 1st, 2019, I’ll start as Senior Data Scientist at Anchormen. Looking forward to return to my roots in Artificial Intelligence. For more information about Anchormen, visit here.
Statistical learning shapes face evaluation The belief in physiognomy—the art of reading character from faces—has been with us for centuries. People everywhere infer traits (for example, trustworthiness) from faces, and these inferences predict economic, legal and even voting decisions. Research has identified many configurations of facial features that predict specific trait inferences, and detailed computational …
On March 17, my PhD student Carmel Sofer successfully defended his dissertation “What is typical is good: The influence of face typicality on perceived trustworthiness” and received his PhD. Congratulations Carmel! (Dutch news paper Trouw covered his work [read it on Blendle (Dutch)])
Ik heb meegewerkt aan een artikel in Quest dat aandacht wijdt aan hoe accuraat impressies van gezichten kunnen zijn. Lezen? Klik hier (€0,49 op Blendle).
For the Dutch speakers: Some of our work was featured in Daniël Wigboldus’ lectures at Universiteit van Nederland. See all lectures here. The lecture on our reverse correlation work is the third one.
Daniel Wigboldus and I wrote a commentary on Klaas Sijtsma’s “Playing with Data—Or How to Discourage Questionable Research Practices and Stimulate Researchers to Do Things Right” Psychometrika paper. Read it here in open access (and click here for the commentary on our commentary). An interesting discussion about the message of the commentary is emerging on the …