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Older Means Happier
2013-02-07 19:25:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online People who are worried about getting older can at least count on being happier as they age, according to a new study in the journal Psychological Science. In the study, a group of American researchers found self-reported feelings of well-being tend to increase with age. They also discovered a person´s sense of well-being can be shaped by the year he or she was born, also known as their “birth cohort.” The...

2010-09-25 02:00:28

Study shows BMIs increased in those who chose to move to be closer to outdoor recreation You'd think that people choosing to live near to outdoor recreation amenities would have a lower body mass index or BMI thanks to an increase in all that healthy outdoor activity right on one's doorstep. Yet a new University of Alberta study looking at the relationship between reasons for choosing a neighbourhood to live in, physical activity and BMI, shows that's simply not the case. In fact researchers...

2010-09-14 01:06:40

Practice inflates scores in long-term studies, but actual declines not as big as those found in cross-sectional studies A new look at tests of mental aging reveals a good news-bad news situation. The bad news is all mental abilities appear to decline with age, to varying degrees. The good news is the drops are not as steep as some research showed, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. "There is now convincing evidence that even vocabulary knowledge and...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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