The Weirdest Way People Communicate Their Happiness

One more reason why happiness is contagious

Apr 20

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Memory: The Weirdest Ever Fact is Actually True, Study Reveals

New memory discovery seems depressing but when you think about it is actually critical to useful recall.

Apr 6

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Moral Decisions affected by our Eye Movements

“Is murder defensible?” What your answer may be, can be dependent on what your eyes are focusing on at the same time that you are making such moral decisions.

Mar 28

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Textbook coverage of study increasingly biased

Asch’s studies is commonly known as a conformity experiment, however Asch’s studies arguably showed the power of one’s independence when faced with misguided majority. It has been found that most coverage of Asch’s work has grown ...

Mar 27

Categories: Other, Social Isolation

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Handshakes Will Never Be The Same Once You Know This

Could this study provide the real reason that we tend to shake hands when greeting another person?

Mar 23

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HRT 'increases ovarian cancer risk'

HORMONE replacement therapy increases the risk of ovarian cancer, analysis of 52 separate studies has found. The research team from University of Oxford claims there was no risk for short courses of HRT "simply isn't true".

Mar 23

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Other

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Men tend to be more narcissistic than women

"Narcissism is associated with various interpersonal dysfunctions, including an inability to maintain healthy long-term relationships, unethical behavior and aggression. At the same time, narcissism is shown to boost self-esteem, emotional stability ...

Mar 16

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The effect of listening to music on human transcriptome

How 20 minutes of Mozart affects the expression of genes vital to learning, memory and more…

Mar 16

Categories: Learning Difficulties, Other

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Why are we kind of hopeless at remembering apple logo?

Do you remember how Apple’s iconic apple logo looks like? We are surrounded by so many Apple products daily. The iPhone, MacBook, IPad and what not. With these frequent exposures, well surely, we must have known how the logo to look like in order ...

Mar 13

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Looking more attractive with alcohol

You must be thinking how awful one looks when they are drunk. A new study finds that have one to two glasses of wine can make the drinker look more attractive to others. However, above that amount, one does not look more attractive than sober.

Mar 13

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#Thatdress Is it white/gold or blue/black?

If you are aware of that dress that buzzed the internet yesterday. Do you think that the dress is in white-gold or blue-black? So what causes us to have different perception of the colour of the dress?

Feb 28

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Why is it red vs blue in video games?

Have you ever wondered why it is often “red vs blue” team in video games? But, is there really any advantage to pick one over the other? We will look at the colour effect in real sports and video games below.

Feb 27

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Is smartphone necessarily a bane?

Should we be worried by the excessive usage of smartphones today? We see parents using ipads as a form of entertainment for their kids, teenagers constantly typing off their smartphones, adults scrolling through feeds and feeds of social media. Is ...

Feb 27

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Optimism vs Pessimism

Sometimes, it pays to see the glass half-empty I listed optimism as one of the ten things you should do every day to improve your life. Yet pessimism does have advantages and plenty of people see it as a better way to view the world. What does the ...

Feb 13

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Repressing our thoughts/feelings

"Our conscious thoughts seem protected from our surroundings, but we found that they are much more tightly linked to the external environment than we might realize, and that we have less control of what we will think of next," said Ezequiel ...

Feb 7

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