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Applying new rules mentally taxing


July 17th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) You can teach an old dog or a human new tricks -- provided you are prepared to spare the time and do all the hard work ... Read more...

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Drunk British students cause havoc on boat trip


April 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) A group of university students from Manchester have been accused of stripping after becoming drunk, smashing glasses and overturning tables on a ferry trip to France.Undergraduates ... Read more...

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First Sino-US joint university to start


March 29th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) New York University Shanghai, the first Sino-US joint higher education institute, will start to admit undergraduate students next year.The first 300 undergraduates will study at East ... Read more...

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Tragedies like ‘Titanic’ make people happier


March 28th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Tragedies actually make people happier, at least in the short term, which explains why they are drawn to movies like the "Titanic".Watching a tragedy causes people ... Read more...

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Cambridge students selling drugs to pay university fee


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Every seventh Cambridge student is dealing in drugs to pay his or her way through university while nearly two-thirds of the students have admitted taking the ... Read more...

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Low self-esteem makes you enjoy misfortune of others


December 13th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Blame your low self-esteem for gloating when someone slips and falls or spills coffee down his or her shirt, suggest scientists from Leiden University in the ... Read more...

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California varsity woos Indian students


November 4th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The University of California - Irvine (UCI) has launched courses in engineering and biology in a bid to attract Indian students, a statement said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Top British universities charging more than their costs?


September 6th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Top universities of Britain, levying 9,000 pounds in tuition fees next year, will be actually charging up to 50 percent more from their students than the ... Read more...

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100 mn pounds loss as British student nurses dropping out


August 21st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A considerable number of trainee nurses in Britain are dropping out before finishing due to lack of funds, causing an estimated wastage of over 100 million ... Read more...

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Wide-faced men more likely to lie: Study


July 6th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Men with wide faces are more likely to lie, says a study.Co-author of the study, Michael Haselhuhn, said: "Men with wider faces are more likely to ... Read more...

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Red colour makes people react faster, more forcefully


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) People react faster and more forcefully when they see red colour, says a study."Red enhances our physical reactions because it is seen as a danger cue," ... Read more...

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Work-related burnout affects good lecturers the most


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Conscientious academics are the most likely to suffer from work-related burnout, researchers say.Positive traits that can make lecturers more appealing teachers, such as openness, also make ... Read more...

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Shoplifting is immoral but downloading music illegally is ok, say students


April 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study has found that college students view shoplifting as immoral, but are not exactly motivated to follow the laws governing digital music piracy.The finding underscores ... Read more...

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How depression and anxiety influence physical symptoms


March 5th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): For decades, researchers have hypothesized that negative emotions lead to inflated reports of common physical symptoms.However, a new study has suggested that two negative emotions - depression ... Read more...

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Indian institute wants tie-up with Malaysian daily


February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) An Indian institute is keen to tie-up with a Malaysian daily "to expose students to the diversity of print media", an official said.A team from the ... 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...

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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...

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Oxford University undergrads brand themselves ‘worst behaved in Britain’


November 19th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): While most students brag about their mental prowess, the best of undergraduates at Oxford University have instead boasted about being the "worst behaved in Britain".The survey, conducted as ... Read more...

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Indian Inc facing quality manpower crunch: Survey


November 7th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India Inc is facing a severe shortage of skilled manpower as the undergraduates in the general stream of arts, commerce and science churned out by the country's ... Read more...

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Talking with others in a friendly way improves mental function


October 31st, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested that talking with other people in a friendly way can make it easier to solve common problems.However, the new University of Michigan study ... Read more...

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Why some people excel at riding bikes or tying a tie


October 21st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A researcher has explained as to why some people may excel at riding a bike, tying a tie, or playing the piano, but the same people may find ... Read more...

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Obama’s support waning among college goers ahead of Nov mid-term polls


October 15th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's support among college students is waning, with only 44 percent approving of the job he is doing while 27 percent claiming that they ... Read more...

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People dump superstition when faced with death


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) People who believe in fate and destiny tend to dump superstition when faced with the death, says a recent study. Researchers were surprised to find that study ... Read more...

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Students transfer bad study habits from paper to computer, study shows


August 11th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Despite the prevalence of technology on campuses, a new study indicates that computers alone can't keep students from falling into their same weak study habits from their ink-and-paper ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s wanted terror suspect held for recruiting univ. students for Jemaah Islamiah


July 18th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (ANI): One of Malaysia's most wanted terror suspects, Mohamad Fadzullah Abbul Razak, who is allegedly involved in recruiting university students for Jemaah Islamiah (JI), has been detained under ... Read more...

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Women do better in maths after criticising stereotype


July 9th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) Women did better in a maths exam after they discussed why the stereotype about not performing as well as their male counterparts was not true, research shows. But ... Read more...

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Brit students buying ’smart drugs’ from India to boost performance


July 6th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): The use of smart drugs by British students and academics to boost performance is growing day by day and some are even buying them from suppliers in India.Barbara ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant Treats Oxford Students


June 9th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hugh Grant joined the students of Oxford University last weekend, where he was invited for a formal dinner. The actor later went towards the college bar ... Read more...

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Popping Pills Proves To Be An Efficient Way To Boost Brain Power In American Colleges


April 26th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Today, a mounting amount of vigorous people are utilizing drugs without a recommendation as a way to advance their cerebral functioning.This process is referred to ... Read more...

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Sex toys, prostitutes openly being peddled by students in Malaysian University


April 10th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Terengganu (Malaysia), Apr 10(ANI): A Malaysian student, Amrie Amanah, has alleged that sex toys are being peddled into the Malaya University by a group of seniors.Amanah, who recently graduated with a ... Read more...

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Oxbridge sex blogger at centre of whodunnit mystery


February 20th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): The female sex blogger, who started a racy online diary describing her sexual exploits and affairs at an Oxbridge university, has landed in the centre of a whodunnit ... Read more...

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PCs around the world unite to map the Milky Way’s shape


February 11th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Reports indicate that tens of thousands of home computers around the world are working together to map the shape of our Milky Way galaxy.Enthusiastic and inquisitive volunteers from ... Read more...

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Cambridge University girls ordered to make less noise while having sex


February 5th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 05 (ANI): The girls residing in Cambridge University have been asked to make less noise while having sex.The student union President Lizzy Cole forwarded an e-mail to 400 undergraduates at ... Read more...

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What makes planners tick


December 15th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): When it comes to managing time and money, planning can bring tangible benefits to consumers, say researchers.The international research team said across five studies including adult participants and ... Read more...

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Following fashion not a betrayal of feminist ideals, claims UK headteacher


November 17th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Young women who love to dress up fashionably are not betraying feminist ideals, says a leading head teacher.Jill Berry, president of the Girls' Schools Association, defended Cambridge undergraduates ... Read more...

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