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Don't Retweet If You Want to Remember

2 days ago − Cornell University
ITHACA, N.Y. - In a digital world where information is at your fingertips, be prepared to hold on tight before it slips right through them. Research at Cornell University and Beijing University finds retweeting or otherwise sharing information creates a "cognitive overload" that interferes with learning and retaining what you've just seen. Worse yet, that overload can spill over and diminish performance in the real world. …
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Risks of Harm from Spanking Confirmed by Analysis of 5 Decades of Research
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Friends 'Better Than Morphine'
People with more friends have higher pain tolerance, Oxford University researchers have found. Katerina Johnson, a doctoral student in the University's Department of Experimental Psychology, was studying whether…
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Harsh Out of Necessity
Multiple Sclerosis affects nearly 2 and a half million people worldwide. It is a highly debilitating autoimmune disease: the condition severely reduces patients' quality of life through symptoms which…
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Analyzing the Psyche of Risky Drivers
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Peppermint Tea Can Help Improve Your Memory
Peppermint tea can improve long-term and working memory and in healthy adults. This is the finding of a study by Dr Mark Moss, Robert Jones and Lucy Moss…
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The Social Dilemma of Dealing with Facebook Troublemakers
Online troublemakers tend to be socially well connected. Some Facebook users therefore, remain friends online with troublemakers because they are worried about the repercussions if they 'unfriend' them. …
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Listening to the Radio Could Impair Drivers' Concentration
Listening to traffic reports on the radio could be bad for your driving - you could even miss an elephant standing by the side of the road. That…
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Sweden's Largest Facebook Study: A Survey of 1,000 Swedish Facebook Users

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Don't Retweet If You Want to Remember
ITHACA, N.Y. - In a digital world where information is at your fingertips, be prepared to hold on tight before it slips right through them. Research at Cornell University…
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Male-dominated Societies Are Not More Violent, Study Says
Conventional wisdom and scientific arguments have claimed that societies with more men than women, such as China, will become more violent, but a University of California, Davis, study has…
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Sensitive People More Vulnerable to Online Dating Scams
Sensitive and less emotionally intelligent people are more likely to be vulnerable to online dating scams. That is the finding of a study by Dr Martin Graff of…
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Beauty Companies Should Focus on Older Women's Desire to Look Good, Not Young
Beauty companies should focus on older women's desire to look good, not young. Companies promoting beauty products should reconsider current methods when targeting older women as few claim…
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Psychiatry

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5 days ago − University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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Children & Parents
Seeing the Benefits of Failure Shapes Kids' Beliefs About Intelligence

3 days ago − Association for Psychological Science
Parents' beliefs about whether failure is a good or a bad thing guide how their children think about their own intelligence, according to new research from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research indicates that it's parents' responses to failure, and not their beliefs about intelligence, that are ultimately absorbed by their kids. …
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Alcoholism
Study Finds High Prevalence of Incapacitated Rape among College Women

5 months ago − Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs
PISCATAWAY, NJ - Some 15 percent of women are raped while incapacitated from alcohol or other drug use during their freshman year at college, according to new research. The report, published in the Nov. issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, also helps to offer a clearer idea of which college freshmen are at particular risk of what's known as 'incapacitated rape.' …
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Learning
Analyzing the Psyche of Risky Drivers

3 days ago − McGill University
Road crashes are the world's leading cause of preventable death and injury in people under 35, accounting for around 5 million casualties every year. Repeat offenders make a disproportionate contribution to these statistics - and are known for their poor response to education and prevention efforts. But a better understanding of the subconscious and emotional processes of high-risk drivers could make a difference, according to new research from…
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Women's Studies, Gender

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Political Behavior

Public Understanding of Genetics Can Reduce Stereotypes


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Conflict

The 6 Elements of an Effective Apology, According to Science


19 days ago − Ohio State University
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Violence Behaivior

Reclaiming 'Shame'


18 days ago − University of California - Santa Barbara
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