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Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.
While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one. Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management University are ...
 
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We shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, we tell ourselves, but apparently, the world can’t help it.
Did you know that it takes an average tenth of a second for human beings to form an impression about someone else’s character? With the knowledge of just how important first impressions are, researchers from the University of Toronto conducted a study ...
 
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Before this discovery, the closest known evidence of early humans in the Philippines was only 67,000 years old.
Nature.com has released a study revealing very crucial information about the first human inhabitants in the Philippines. At an excavation site in the Kalinga province in Luzon, researchers unearthed a remarkable find: 57 stone tools and over 400 bones of various animals, ...
 
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Plus more travel planning hacks for a stress-free vacation.
Every vacation day counts, especially for those who don't have the luxury of time on their side. So you’ll understand our surprise when we learned that one out of two Filipinos wastes an average of four vacation days a year due to ...
 
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A number of Asian countries are on top of the list.
Often, when talking about education, the attention is divided between the United States and the United Kingdom, home to some of the oldest and most esteemed educational institutions.But a recent study by HSBC reveals that it is parents in countries on the ...
 
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Plan your next girls night, ASAP!
Best friends make everything better — there's no ifs, ands, or buts about it. True friends are sources of joy, laughter, and even a healthy dose of tough love. A recent study revealed that good friends also significantly impact your health as you age.Researchers at Northwestern University ...
 
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You might want to put down that next cookie.
It’s a sad day for sugar junkies.Researchers have discovered a groundbreaking connection between sugar consumption and its relation to tumor growth. A recently published online study by Nature Communications has gathered evidence to support the belief that high-sugar diets increase the chances of developing ...
 
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You know EXACTLY who to send this to, don't you?
As the saying goes, honesty is the best policy — even when it's not what you want to hear. And we all have those people in our lives who tell it like it is ... maybe too often.According to research published in Psychological Science, these ...
 
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Young members of Gen Z take less risks than their millennial counterparts.
The media’s fixation with millennials and their baffling behavior—from their fondness for avocado toast to their delicate, ‘snowflake-like’ demeanor over social issues—has left out significant conversation about the next group of members of society, Generation Z or Gen Z, for short. Also ...
 
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Some bosses use a tactic that gets people to be more active on a team.
Considerate or strict. Humble or egotistical. Admired or despised.Bosses are usually lumped into clear-cut categories of “good” or “bad.” But according to a study by Jon Maner of Northwestern University, effective leadership is a perceptive shift between prestige and dominance.In a general ...
 
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Bookworms are much friendlier than those who only watch TV, apparently.
If you're an avid bookworm then give yourself a pat on the back because this could mean that you're a nicer person, according to a new study.The scientists revealed that reading regularly can make you kinder, more empathetic, and able to see ...
 
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High-pitched affection included.
Some people who do not own pets may watch their dog-loving friends talking to their animals as if they were human (high-pitched, pet voice included) and wonder what on earth they think they are achieving. But it turns out that this behavior ...
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