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2012-06-28 20:23:55

Not lying is regarded as a learned and well-known rule of honesty among 14 and 15-year-olds at Zurich's high schools. Additional theoretical moral knowledge also includes conventional rules of honesty such as not using unfair aids during school tests or forging parents' signatures. What might seem like a duty to live up to school expectations at face value is actually a very different story beneath the surface. After all, dishonest practices are permitted for young people in certain classroom...

2012-04-19 10:33:41

University of Leicester scientist presents research findings at British Psychological Society Annual Conference Online dating scammers groom their victims by developing 'hyper-personal' relationships which can leave victims feeling doubly traumatized. This is one of the findings of a study by Professor Monica Whitty, of the University of Leicester, who presents her research at the British Psychological Society Annual Conference today (19 April), held at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London...

2012-04-14 23:00:24

This document contains a variety of facts and figures related to the Air Force's goal towards obtaining 1 gigawatt of renewable energy. The Air Force goal of obtaining 1 gigawatt, which is equal to 1,000 megawatts (MW), of renewable energy by 2016 is a step toward a goal of 25% of all installation electricity use coming from renewable sources by 2025. (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 US Air Force Renewable Energy Fact Sheet Current as of April 6, 2012     The Air Force is a...

2012-03-27 00:50:55

In a study of 40 cases, a computer correctly identifies liars more than 80 percent of the time, a better rate than humans with the naked eye typically achieve in lie-detection exercises Inspired by the work of psychologists who study the human face for clues that someone is telling a high-stakes lie, UB computer scientists are exploring whether machines can also read the visual cues that give away deceit. Results so far are promising: In a study of 40 videotaped conversations, an...


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