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Narcissist Questionnaire
2014-08-06 05:06:52

If you’re looking for a foolproof way to determine whether or not someone is a vain or egotistical, the authors of a new PLOS ONE study have come up with what they claim is a foolproof way to find out by asking just one simple question.

Violent Video Games Self Control Unethical Behavior
2013-11-25 14:55:02

A new study has found playing violent video games not only increases aggression, it can also cause players to exhibit less self-control and more unethical behaviors.

Gun Violence In PG-13 Movies Has Tripled Since 1985
2013-11-11 10:18:20

Gun violence in PG-13 movies has tripled since 1985, the first year the rating went into full effect. In 2011 and 2012, PG-13 movies had much more gun violence than R-rated movies of the same period.

Beer Goggles Work Both Ways
2013-09-13 08:31:48

Researchers say beer goggles work both ways; not only does a person who’s had a few drinks find other people more attractive, they also find themselves more attractive.

Parents Fulfill Broken Dreams Through Their Kids
2013-06-20 13:09:32

A new study in the journal PLOS ONE has reached the same conclusion that many of us have intuited after watching the reality show “Toddlers and Tiaras”: some parents see their children as a means for fulfilling their own unrealized ambitions or desires.

Thrill Of Crime Linked To Violent Games
2013-03-12 15:28:18

A report from Ohio State researchers suggests that people who are frustrated in their attempts to cheat or steal are more likely to be attracted to violent video games.

Violent Video Games Leads To Cumulative Violence
2012-12-10 15:48:30

A new Ohio State University study is the first to provide evidence that the negative side effects from playing video games can actually build and grow over time.

2012-04-30 15:33:03

Just 20 minutes of playing a violent shooting video game made players more accurate when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin - and more likely to aim for and hit the head.

What Makes A Drunk Become Aggressive?
2011-12-20 04:10:33

Drinking enough alcohol to become intoxicated increases aggression significantly in people who have one particular personality trait, according to new research.

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2011-04-21 11:47:26

How much scientific evidence is there for and against the assertion that exposure to video game violence can harm teens?


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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