situational factors

Music de-stresses, evokes positive emotions

March 6th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 6 (IANS) Listening to music daily can evoke positive emotions and bring down your stress levels, being a simple and effective way to enhance well-being and health.The thesis ... Read more...

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Humble people more helpful

January 3rd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) Humble people rather than egotistical individuals are likely to be more forthcoming with helping others. A person's decision to help the needy is influenced by temporary ... Read more...

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India wants to create peaceful environment with neighbours, says Nirupama Rao

September 21st, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said India wants to strengthen economic relations with her neighbours since a peaceful neighbourhood is mandatory for the 'realisation of our ... Read more...

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Egged on by authority, people will torture others

December 20th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A chilling new study affirms what one of the most controversial behavioural experiements had borne out 50 years ago - that people are just as willing to torture ... Read more...

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Obedience rates remain unchanged even after 50 years

December 19th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Replicating a nearly 50-year-old controversial behavioural experiment, a social psychologist has found that people, when urged by an authority figure, can go to the extent of administering ... Read more...

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Longer menus can help people make healthier food choices

December 16th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): People who choose from a large variety of menu items are likely to make healthier choices than those choosing from shorter menus, say researchers.Aner Sela from Stanford ... Read more...

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Women’s sexual problems rooted in inhibition

April 18th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington Apr 18 (IANS) Most of the sexual problems women experience seem to be rooted in inhibition, according to a Kinsey Institute study. Researchers studied the responses of 540 women to shed ... Read more...

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