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Can Wasting Time Online Improve Employee Productivity?
In a study that anyone who works in an office will heartily embrace, researchers found that spending small parts of the day wasting time on the Internet makes workers more productive because it acts to mentally refresh them.
“Browsing the Internet serves an important restorative function,&Close…
Study Finds Decreased Social Media Use Among Many Younger People
A study by technology research firm Gartner, which recently surveyed 6,295 people between the ages of 13 and 74, reveals almost a quarter of 18- to 29-year-olds use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter less than when they first signed up for the services, with many saying the services s…
Good Looking People Are More Selfish — Study
Attractive people are less likely to cooperate with others, and more likely to focus on their own interest, according to a new study
Spanish researchers had volunteers participate in “Prisoner’s Dilemma“-type games and found that those with the most symmetrical facial features generally took the sel…
Working In an Office Makes People Less Productive
The communal offices that were introduced during the ’50s to boast creativity and problem solving are actually reducing productivity, according to new research.
Neuroscientist Dr. Jack Lewis conducted brain scans on office workers and found that those who work in spaces with few walls…
New Study Says Impulsive People Weigh More
We all know eating too much and moving too little can add a little extra around the waist. But can your personality lead to weight gain too?
A new study published by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology says it’s possible.
Three researchers from the US Department of Health and Human Servic…
New ‘Dyslexie’ Font Created to Help Dyslexia Sufferers [VIDEO]
Dyslexia sufferers have a tough time with basic reading– the learning disability actually causes those afflicted to view words differently than the rest of us. They sometimes see letters flipped upside down, mirrored or even rearranged within a word.
A new typeface called Dyslexie is trying to change…
Using the Internet Could Affect Your Memory
Seems Internet resources such as search engines could make you less likely to recall information.
So says a new study, anyway, which sought to discover how likely people are to remember something if they knew they could also find it on a computer.
New Study Says Men Value Cuddling More Than Women Do
Who says men don't like to cuddle? Not the Kinsey Institute.
The group that studies human sexuality recently asked 1,009 heterosexual middle-aged and older couples in long-term relationships about how satisfied they are with their relationships and sex lives. The results may surprise you.

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