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Town Staines changes its name to “Staines-upon-Thames”


May 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an effort to disassociate the town from negative associations, ‘Staines’ will officially change its name to ‘Staines-upon-Thames’. The association of the town with Sacha Baron Cohen’s ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Jobless face discrimination when seeking placements


April 4th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) People out of work continue to face stigma and discrimination when looking for placements.Researchers from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and State University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Unemployed Americans complain of discrimination when looking for work


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A survey has found that unemployed Americans are having a tough time re-entering the job market, with most complaining that they face discrimination.Researchers from UCLA and the State ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stereotypes can deter consumer purchases: Study


February 24th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new research has found that the perception of negative stereotyping, particularly in the areas of financial services and automobile sales and service, can cause consumers to fear ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

People with low self-esteem ‘more likely to be biased’


February 24th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study has explained why people are more likely to show bias against people who are different, when they are feeling badly about themselves."This is one of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People with low self esteem more prejudiced


February 24th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) When people feel badly about themselves, they're more likely to show bias against people who are different, research shows. Says Jeffrey Sherman of the University of California-Davis: "When ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Stress can improve ordinary, unrelated memories: Study


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A team of neuroscientists has discovered that stress can enhance ordinary, unrelated memories.Their results could offer a pathway for addressing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related afflictions.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Are all movie-watching experiences enjoyable?


December 8th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Remember the last time you were watching a movie with your parents when a steamy love scene appeared and you didn't know where to hide your face? Well, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Language also shapes our attitudes


November 17th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) The language we speak may shape not only our thoughts, but also our attitudes.Harvard University psychologists found that bilingual individuals' opinions of different ethnic groups were influenced ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Language influences our implicit preferences: Study


November 4th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A study has suggested that the language we speak may influence not only our thoughts, but our implicit preferences as well.Psychologists at Harvard University found that bilingual individuals' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What you drink may be seen as how you think in job interviews


July 30th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 30 (ANI): The next time you appear for a job interview, make sure you order just a glass of water and not beer or wine, for you could appear less ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Binge eating linked to childhood abuse


May 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 13 (IANS) Childhood sexual or emotional abuse, which leads to self-criticism, may be one of the reasons behind binge eating, research says. Binge eaters stuff themselves with a day's worth of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Binge eating disorder severity tied to childhood sexual or emotional abuse


May 13th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Severity of binge eating disorder (BED), a psychiatric condition similar to other eating disorders like bulimia, minus the countervailing purging behaviour, and compulsive overeating, but without the constant ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

25 percent of Arab Americans in Detroit reported abuse after 9/11


December 18th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) has found that one quarter of Detroit-area Arab Americans reported personal or familial abuse because of race, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arabs are victims of abuse in US post 9/11


December 18th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) A quarter of Arab Americans have experienced personal or familial abuse because of race, ethnicity or religion since 9/11, says a new study. This is the first representative, population-based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britney Spears’ new album set for December release


September 12th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears, who is in the middle of a comeback, has been doing so well lately that her studio bosses are planning to put out her ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Distractions can make you susceptible to ads


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Contrary to earlier studies, awesome advertisements do affect peoples attitude towards various brands, especially when they are distracted.In the study, Bryan Gibson (Central Michigan University) showed undergraduate ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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