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Rich people are more likely to behave unethically, study finds

Wealthy individuals are more likely to engage in unethical behavior, a new study from UC Berkeley and University of Toronto researchers suggests.

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Yawns More Contagious Between Loved Ones

Yawns are more contagious between family members and friends than strangers, a new study found.

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Could It Be? Spooky Experiments That 'See' The Future

Later today you are going to do something, something you don't know about yet. Yet somehow, it's already happened. Somehow, it's already affected you.

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What Your TV Habits May Say About Your Fear of Crime

ScienceDaily (Feb. 8, 2011) — What's your favorite prime-time crime show? Do you enjoy the fictional world of "CSI" or "Law & Order," or do you find real-life tales like "The First 48" or "Dateline" more engrossing? Your answers to those questions may say a lot about your fears and attitudes about crime, a new study finds.

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Living Fast but Dying Older Is Possible -- If You're a Sheep

ScienceDaily (Feb. 16, 2011) — According to Dr Annette Baudisch of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany, current methods of comparing patterns of ageing are limited because they confound two different elements of ageing -- pace and shape.

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Learning Science : Actively Recalling Information from Memory Beats Elaborate Study Methods

ScienceDaily (Jan. 21, 2011) — Put down those science text books and work at recalling information from memory. That's the shorthand take away message of new research from Purdue University that says practicing memory retrieval boosts science learning far better than elaborate study methods.

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Thank You. No, Thank You

Grateful people are happier, healthier long after the leftovers are gobbled up

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Depressed People Feel More Gray Than Blue

ScienceDaily (Feb. 9, 2010) — People with anxiety and depression are most likely to use a shade of gray to represent their mental state. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Medical Research Methodology describe the development of a color chart, The Manchester Color Wheel, which can be used to study people's preferred pigment in relation to their state of mind.

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