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Character rules small screen, not story: Samir Soni (With Images)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) "Parichay-Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka" has taken a 10-year-jump. Samir Soni, who plays the male lead in it, says it will take the plot to ... Read more...

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Extroverts ‘more likely to jump on immediate gratification’


December 25th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): If you meet two people-one who is an extrovert and another an introvert-the former is more likely to jump on immediate gratification, while the latter would delay rewards ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

KFC to offer $20,000 college scholarship for the best tweet


November 17th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) KFC is moving in with the times and they have acknowledged the power of the social networking portals. So they are planning to award a ... Read more...

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Psychological health of Chinese officials to be assessed


October 19th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) Psychological health assessment will be part of selection criteria while choosing senior government officials and leaders of state-owned enterprises, an official said."The country is undergoing a period of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Blame your genes for overspending tendencies


December 29th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): Feel guilty of overspending and not being able to control the money splash? Well, blame your genes for this uncontrollable itch, says a new study.A recent research from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Self-controlled’ Indians are cautious shoppers


October 21st, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Owing to their higher self-control, Indians and Chinese think twice when it comes to splashing out money on tempting stuff- a trait not prominent among Americans, says an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Financially impulsive individuals ‘more likely to overeat’


September 14th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): People with poor money habits are more likely to over-eat, according to a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers from University College London asked over 40,000 people if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Impulsive people don’t save money


September 4th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Financial profligacy is linked to other impulsive behaviours like overeating, smoking and infidelity, according to a new study. The study, conducted through the BBC website with over 40,000 ... Read more...

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Today’s dating practices ‘lead to Modern Female Dating Anxiety’


April 26th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 26 (ANI): With symptoms like sweaty palms, shallow breathing and obsessive behaviour, a thoroughly modern epidemic - Modern Female Dating Anxiety (MFDA) - has developed and it is by-product of ... Read more...

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Obese women more impulsive than normal-weight counterparts


November 11th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Psychology has revealed that obese women display significantly weaker impulse control than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Immediate gratification stems from lack of self-control


September 10th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Many of us would prefer immediate gratification than await a much larger reward years later - an impulsive behaviour that erodes self-control.Previous research linked higher intelligence with better ... Read more...

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Sexual appetite leads men to seek immediate rewards


May 31st, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
London, May 31 (IANS) Images of sexy women tend to whet men's sexual appetite, but stimulating new research in the Journal of Consumer Research says there's more than what meets the eye. ... Read more...

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Depp started music career by stealing guitar chord book


January 14th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 24 (ANI): Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has revealed that he stole a guitar chord book as a child because he wanted to learn to play the instrument.It was a ... Read more...

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