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Intuitive thinking may explain greater faith in god


September 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Intuition may explain why some people seem to place a greater faith on god than others.Intuitive thinking is about going with one's first instinct and reaching ... Read more...

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Most wine drinkers can’t tell the cheap from expensive


April 14th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Most wine drinkers are not able to make out the difference between the cheap wines and those that cost up to six times as much, a ... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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New app to convert your cell phone into personal concert speaker!


February 24th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Open-air music festivals often have poor sound quality, but that could soon change, courtesy an audio-enhancing app for cellphones.Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark, led by Jakob ... Read more...

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Why the same face may look male or female


November 25th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Neuroscientists have discovered that our brains apparently can perceive some faces as male when it appears in one section of our field of view, but female when it ... Read more...

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People behave immorally when situations are ‘favourable’


November 24th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 24 (IANS) Many people say they wouldn't cheat in a test, lie on a job application or refuse to help a person in need. But if conditions are tweaked a ... Read more...

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Our desires influence how we view our surroundings: Study


January 15th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): American researchers have found that our wants decide how we perceive things around us.The study by psychological scientists Emily Balcetis from New York University and David Dunning from ... Read more...

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Wireless brain-computer interfaces help produce speech


December 12th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Experts at the Boston University have developed the first completely wireless brain-computer interface.The system works by converting brain waves in FM waves, which are then decoded to produce ... Read more...

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Inadequate bosses ‘turn into bullies’


October 15th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Bosses who feel inadequate are more likely to bully subordinates, says a new study.Published in the journal Psychological Science, the study says it is so because feelings of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men ‘better at distance vision, women close-up’


July 31st, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 31 (ANI): If your hubby blames you for missing the bigger picture, then you might want to tell him this: Men are better at seeing things in the distance due ... Read more...

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US expert to determine truth on new Indian reality show


July 14th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Los Angeles-based polygraph test reading expert Herb Irvine has been especially flown in to India for the reality show "Sach Ka Saamna". He will help the organisers ... Read more...

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Sleeping may earn you $10 per hr


August 2nd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): Its no more necessary to get up early in the morning and get ready for work, for NASA is paying people just to sleep.Well, the U.S. space ... Read more...

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Study reveals risk of first depression episode late in life


April 12th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 12 (ANI): People above 70 years of age, who are susceptible to anxiety, worry, distress and insecurity, are prone to a risk for a first lifetime episode of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brain shifts to positive thoughts when confronted with death


December 29th, 2007 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 29 (ANI): A dying individuals mind is ruled by happiness, not fear, for a new study has found that when faced with death, the brain instinctively moves toward happier ... Read more...

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Ability to handle success lies in how you see yourself


November 29th, 2007 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Nov 29 (ANI): Too much of success can either take people places or end them up in shambles. A new research has suggested that a persons ability to handle success lies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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