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Sri Lankan women win second ODI


April 28th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Sri Lanka held their nerve to beat the West Indies by one wicket with two balls to spare in a thrilling finish to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Consumers more likely to choose rejected options later: Study


February 15th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Purchasing decisions are always made by either choosing between alternatives or by rejecting certain options.However, a new study has found that consumers are more likely to focus on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Slogans about saving money actually increase spending: Study


September 21st, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21(ANI): It may come as a surprise for all the companies who try to attract customers with their 'save money' slogans, as a new study has revealed that people exposed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Can resisting cravings and desires be fun?


September 21st, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): Resisting a craving to eat that piece of chocolate could actually be fun if you want it to be, says a new study."Self-control failures depend on whether people ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ballack: From swinging London to the German provinces?


June 10th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, June 10 (DPA) Bundesliga clubs from Schalke to Wolfsburg have been linked with Michael Ballack as the English media reported that the Germany captain was no longer wanted at Chelsea. As ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

When buying for others, consumers go for less healthy food items


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Consumers choose foods that are less healthy when they are purchasing for others, a new study has found.The study has been published in the Journal of Consumer Research.In ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Decisions for self-control or indulgence depend on presentation of choices


October 14th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): When it comes to choosing between a candy bar and healthy snack, our preference may not be a matter of free will, for a new study has shown ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Is choice really a matter of free will - or presentation?


October 14th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) If you think choosing between a candy bar and healthy snack is really a matter of free will, think again. A new study shows that the choices we ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rome gives thumbs up to Eto’o


May 28th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Daniel Garcia Marco Rome, May 28 (DPA) Prior to Barcelona's Champions League final against Manchester United, Samuel Eto'o had vowed if necessary "to run 800 kilometres in Rome."The Cameroon striker didn't ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Just one tiny truffle can trigger desire for more treats


December 16th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Eating just one small chocolate truffle can trigger cravings for more fatty foods, says a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.Whats more, the sinful indulgence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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