Leading into Corruption

It's not hard to imagine that people in high places, exposed to large sums of money and filled with multiple connections, are easily led into corruption. From business to politics, fraud and bribery can be seen if you dig a little deeper. And ...

Feb 25

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Elaborative Conversational Style Helps Your Child In Remembering ...

Questions with plenty of ‘who?’. ‘what?’, ‘when?’, ‘where?’ and ‘why?’ encourage children to go into details and such open-ended questions are known as the elaborative style. Past and on-going researches have shown improvement in ...

Feb 24

Categories: Child Development

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Extra Intake of Fruits & Vegetables Help In Boosting Mental Wellbeing ...

New research reveals a couple more servings of fruits and vegetables in a day will be sufficient to lift your mood in a short span of two weeks. Participants in the study who took two extra portions of fruits and vegetables noticed increases in both ...

Feb 24

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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11 Surprising New Facts About Your Personality

From finding that helpful people have more sex to knowing that optimists live longer, here are 11 facts about your personality you probably did not realize before!

Feb 23

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Why Women don't report Sexual Harassment?

There is a gender gap between men and women when it comes to social behaviors and expectations. Now, in a period where feminism has become more popular, women feel more empowered for their fight to gain equal rights and treatment. However, ...

Feb 23

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Nostalgia Could Help Smokers Quit

If you have been trying to stop smoking, the answer might be a little more simple than you think. Researchers from Michigan State University found that messages designed to evoke nostalgic feelings influenced smokers to display more negative ...

Feb 23

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Same-Sex Marriage Legalization is Linked to Reduction in Suicide ...

A study from the new John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals that after the legalization of same-sex marriage, there was a significant reduction of suicide attempts among students in high school.

Feb 22

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Why Mothers Sing to Babies

It is natural to picture a mother singing to her child. Cross culturally, it is common that mothers sing to their babies. Yet, what is the reasoning behind it? Researcher Shannon de l'Etoile finds out that there is a social reasoning behind this act.

Feb 22

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To Deceive Using Truthful Statements is Called Paltering

We all have told a white lie before ("No, you don't look fat in that outfit") because they're harmless. Some of us might even take it to the next step and tell truthful things to convey something that is false. This is called paltering, and it's a ...

Feb 22

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The Way We Share Our Good News is Rather Revealing

A study published in the Journal of Individual Differences explains how the way a piece of good news is shared actually reveals aspects of one's personality.

Feb 21

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This Vegetable Will Make You Look 50% More Attractive

Published in the Journal of Behavioral Ecology, a research team suggests that Caucasian people with yellow and red skin pigments are perceived as 50% more attractive--and it can be achieved by simply eating foods like carrots!

Feb 21

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What Your Musical Taste Says About How You Think

It's no secret that the kind of interests people have is a reflection of their character. Research shows that preferences in music can reveal one's style of thinking as well.

Feb 21

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How Dads Bond with Toddlers

Although mothers are the ones who go through the physical changes during and after pregnancy, a study shows that fathers too enter hormonal changes that increase empathy and motivation to care for their children.

Feb 20

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When Can You Leave a Child Unattended?

A common social norm is that children should not be left unsupervised. One who leaves her child alone, even for a few minutes, could very well be faced with backlash about endangering the health and safety of the youth. Barbara Sarnecka, a cognitive ...

Feb 20

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The Power of Eye Contact

Eye contact is one of the most powerful nonverbal forms of communication. We can convey a lot of our feelings and emotions, such as guilty or shyness, through our eyes and it allows people to track down another's level of attention and interest. A ...

Feb 20

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