Nalini Ambady, PhD, is Professor and Neubauer Faculty Fellow at Tufts University. Previously, she taught at Holy Cross College and Harvard University, where she was the John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences. Her research interests focus on the accuracy of social, emotional, and perceptual judgments; how personal and social identities affect cognition and performance; and nonverbal and cross-cultural communication. She examines these phenomena from multiple perspectives, ranging from the biological to the sociocultural. Dr. Ambady is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (1999), the American Association for the Advancement of Science Behavioral Science Research Award (1993), and the American Psychological Association Division 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics) Dissertation Award (1994). nbsp; John J. Skowronski, PhD, is Presidential Research Professor at Northern Illinois University. He has published numerous studies exploring impression formation and social cognition, and has also published extensively in the area of autobiographical memory. Dr. Skowronski has served as Associate Editor ofSocial Cognition, is currently Associate Editor of theJournal of Experimental Social Psychology, and currently serves on the editorial board of theJournal of Personality and Social Psychology.