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‘Faces prompt us to form complex judgements’


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) People make complex judgements about a person just by looking at the face, based on a number of factors that go beyond race and gender, says ... Read more...

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Monkeys too are racists: Study


April 10th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): We know that many people are prejudiced towards others based on group affiliations - be they racial, ethnic or religious.Now, a new research, using monkeys and led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Accents are a real turn-off for Scottish listeners


November 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): If you don't sound like the Scots, you are likely to turn them off as a new study has found that they dislike accents that don't sound like ... Read more...

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Accent speaks louder than race when it comes to making friends


March 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): A Harvard University study has shown that when it come to making friends, children prefer those whose speech patterns - rather than skin colour - mimic their own.It ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Get social and stay fit, feel good


September 12th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Are you a loner who keeps a strict watch over diet and exercises regularly? Well, get social, for that's the way to stay healthy and fit, say researchers. The ... Read more...

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People having social groups stay healthy


September 11th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): If you are part of a social group, your are more likely to stay away from conditions like stroke, dementia and even the common cold.Well, new research by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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