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“Forgive and Forget”: A Scientific Study

An interesting study based on the adage “forgive and forget.”  Here are some key points: They base the study on forgive first in order to forget. Forgiving may be a coping strategy: to forget the upsetting memories of the bad … Continue reading

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Cynicism linked to Dementia

A new study has revealed that being cynical could be linked to dementia.  It’s interesting that a character trait has been linked with brain deterioration.  Moreover, against a popular misperception, there is no link between cynicism and early death.

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (May 11, 2015)

Health A study about standing desks shows that it increases productivity by as much as 12% as well as combat childhood obesity. Justice Philosopher Elizabeth Anderson makes a case for inequalities we can live with: Current justifications for extreme inequality … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Apr. 14, 2015)

Aesthetics A cool video of 100 years of beauty in Korea.  It gets surreal when it hits the 1950s:  Economics The more you live in a place with income inequality, the more likely people will purchase items to give them … Continue reading

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Changing People’s Minds on Social Issues

We usually think that when it comes to social issues, people are usually set and it’s very difficult to change their minds, especially on a issue that’s so entrenched from their cultural upbringing.  A new study shows that a specific … Continue reading

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Let’ s See What’s in the News Today (Oct. 27, 2014)

Epistemology Paying a lot of money for extraordinary experiences is worse than having ordinary experiences with loved ones. Feminism: People give a less favorable opinion to someone who identifies as a feminist, but there is no hiring discrimination.  Moreover, undergraduates … Continue reading

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Dad’s who do Housework Raise Daughters who Aim for Ambition and Aim for Less Gender-Sterotypes

This may be old news, but an interesting paper suggests that fathers who do more housework around the house raise daughters who don’t aim for typical gender-stereotype jobs later in life.  The father was key to raising daughters to aim … Continue reading

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