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Posts tagged relationship

August 4, 2014

 

Two hands reach out toward each other to form a heart shape gesture.

Marriage and Heart Health

A healthy, committed relationship helps you commit to a healthy lifestyle.

July 3, 2014

 

An ant on a purple flower

Ants And Antibiotics

Humans aren't the only creatures to exploit the anti-fungal properties of some bacteria.

September 27, 2003

 

Math Memory

Complex arithmetic places special demands on what is known as your working memory, the place where you store the information you need in the short-term.

September 27, 2003

 

Baboons and Abstract Thought

It may come as a surprise if I told you that scientists have recently made discoveries that suggest baboons are capable of abstract thought. You probably thought that only apes, the actual evolutionary predecessors of humans, could think abstractly.

September 27, 2003

 

Computer Personalities

Studies have been conducted that show that people attribute personalities to computers based on how fast and how loud they talk. And those studies show that people prefer computer-generated voices that sound like their own voices.

September 27, 2003

 

Narcissism and Violence

Two studies suggest that those individuals most prone to violent behavior are narcissists. In Greek mythology, we know Narcissus as the man who fell in love with his own reflection in the waters of a spring, and whose excessive self-love killed him.

September 27, 2003

 

A Cottonwood, a Beaver, and a Beetle

When a beaver chews on a cottonwood, the tree does release these noxious chemicals as usual, but the bitter chemicals released into the tree’s new leaves actually attract a certain leaf-eating beetle.

September 27, 2003

 

Are Tomboys Born or Made?

It’s commonly believed that children are socialized into their respective gender roles. Pink is for girls, blue for boys, right?

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