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Confused people actually learn more effectively

Most people think that confidence and certainty are preferred over uncertainty and bewilderment when it comes to learning complex information Continue reading “Confused people actually learn more effectively” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, June 17th, 2012
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Dads can ground kids in perseverance

Fathers can show their adolescent children the way to perseverance and grounding in positive Continue reading “Dads can ground kids in perseverance” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, June 17th, 2012
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Why isn’t the answer always on the tip of the tongue?

Do you often find that a word is on the tip of your tongue but are unable to vocalise it? If so, Continue reading “Why isn’t the answer always on the tip of the tongue?” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 17th, 2012
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‘Faces prompt us to form complex judgements’

People make complex judgements about a person just by looking at the face, based on a number of Continue reading “‘Faces prompt us to form complex judgements’” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Division of domestic work between both sexes behind psychological distress

While women are more likely than men to be responsible for the majority of domestic work in a household that can lead to higher psychological distress Continue reading “Division of domestic work between both More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Heavy use of mobile, PC affects sleep, mental health

Youths who heavily use mobile phones and computers run a greater risk of sleep disturbances, stress and affecting their mental health Continue reading “Heavy use of mobile, PC affects sleep, mental health” More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, March 10th, 2012
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Decisions taken by two heads not always better than one

Important boardroom decisions and those relating to family matters are often taken by a number of heads – two, three or more. But are they any better than those made by a single head? Not always, says a new More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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Small groups can stifle individual intelligence

Henry Fonda’s character in the classic movie ’12 Angry Men’ sways a jury with his quiet, Continue reading “Small groups can stifle individual intelligence” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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Sticking to values activates ‘ethics’ part of brain

Sticking to values even in the face of temptations, including money, activates an area of the Continue reading “Sticking to values activates ‘ethics’ part of brain” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 30th, 2011
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Great apes too make sophisticated decisions

The great apes too seem human in making sophisticated decisions, based on what they know and the Continue reading “Great apes too make sophisticated decisions” »  More...