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Research Show Why People Remain Optimistic
2011-10-10 12:25:46

A study published on Sunday reveals that people who are optimistic about the outcome of events tend to learn only from information that reinforces their point-of-view in the world.

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2010-03-11 12:55:54

Computer programs have been able to predict which of three short films a person is thinking about, just by looking at their brain activity.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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