Can Facebook Be Used To Accurately Determine Personality

Can Facebook Be Used To Accurately Determine Personality?

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What you say and do on social media can be used by other people to accurately determine your personality traits, even if those individuals don’t know you personally, University of Kansas...

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2014-02-18 23:02:07

Connected World magazine names winners in Startup Competition. Participating incubators and university programs presented and were evaluated during 2014 Connected World Conference held within the Chicago Auto Show. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 PARKNAV (formerly known as Faspark), GIMMEANOTHER, LLC, and WellCar, University of Kansas, were all winners in the 2014 Connected World magazine Startup Competition conducted at Connected World Conference held within the 2014 Chicago Auto...

2013-10-02 13:43:07

Ever since cruise lines first began building mock suites for passengers to try out before installing the rooms on ocean liners in the 1940s, businesses have been devising trial runs for a small number of consumers to test merchandise prior to mass production. Today, companies still make important changes based on this “usability testing” before taking their goods to the wider market, and researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are part of a team that says that...

2013-08-13 11:09:42

University of Kansas scientists have found that infants who were fed formula enriched with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) from birth to 12 months scored significantly better than a control group on several measures of intelligence conducted between the ages of three to six years. Specifically, the children showed accelerated development on detailed tasks involving pattern discrimination, rule-learning and inhibition between the ages of three to five years of age as well as...

Researchers Find Evidence Of World's Oldest Cancer In Neandertal
2013-06-07 06:13:03

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Modern day exposure to pollution, toxins, radiation, and even unhealthy foods are considerable factors in the risk of future cancer. And because these factors are associated with modern society, it is especially rare to find cancers in earlier civilizations. Still, cancers have been found previously in ancient cultures; the oldest was in an Egyptian mummy from about 2,200 years ago. While that was a remarkable find for...

Can You Be Judged For Your Shoes?
2012-06-14 15:01:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com It´s often been said the first thing women notice about men is their shoes. Now, a new study suggests men AND women make several snap judgments about one another based solely (get it?!) on your footwear. For example, with a quick glance at someone´s feet, we can predict – with some accuracy – a person´s age, income, and whether they´re the clingy one in a relationship. Researchers from the University of Kansas and Wellesley...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.