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2013-09-09 20:27:07

Campaigns to get young people to stop smoking may be more successful by focusing on the positive benefits, such as having more money and better skin, rather than emphasizing negative outcomes like increased disease risk, a study from Wellcome Trust researchers suggests. The findings reveal that young people have greater difficulty in learning from bad news to interpret their risk of future events, which might explain why they often do not respond to warnings. We all make decisions based...

2013-07-15 23:16:14

Starrco, St. Louis based manufacturer and distributor of pre-engineered office systems and portable buildings, has produced an infographic outlining the “Advantage of Starrco’s Aluminum VS. the Competitor’s Steel”. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 The infographic published by Starrco was based on a company newsletter published in December of 2012. Starrco manufactures pre-fabricated interior wall systems using structural aluminum framework. According to Starrco, the structural...

2013-07-09 16:33:52

U.S. intelligence agents – like the embattled Edward Snowden – are more prone to irrational inconsistencies in decision making when compared to college students and post-college adults. That's according a new Cornell University study to be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science. The study found intelligence agents exhibited larger biases on 30 gain-loss framing decisions, and were also more confident in those decisions....


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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