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PEOPLE WITH LOWER-PITCHED VOICE LIKELY TO WIN ELECTED OFFICE
  The chance of winning an elected office is higher usually for individuals with a lower-pitched voice, a new study said. Human behavior experts explain that the perceived lowness or highness of a person’s voice pitch influences how people are judged on a variety of dimensions such as physical st
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RESEARCHERS SAY THAT SOME PEOPLE COULD JUST BE BORN WITH A GREAT AMOUNT OF EMPATHY
  In another nature versus nurture argument, researchers are asking if some people are just wired to have a lot of empathy in their being. It is not because they were nurtured to be inherently caring and sensitive to the feelings of others, Tech Times reported. Using the personalized genetics
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STUDY SAYS: APPEARANCE COMPLIMENTS TO BLAME FOR FLUNKING MATH AMONG FEMALE
  A psychological research published two weeks ago in the journal, Psychology of Women Quarterly proved that well-intentioned acclamations toward the female students could hurt her performance in math. The study could help connect missing dots in today’s growing gender gap in Mathematics. Youn
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BRITON PARENTS WANT TO BRING BACK RISK INTO KID’S PLAYGROUND EXPERIENCE
  Many parents are extreme worriers when it comes to their children’s safety in the playground. However, a growing number of parents in Britain are thinking otherwise. They want their kids who play in playgrounds to be exposed to some kind of risks, according to a New York Times article. Among
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SOCIAL ANXIETY IS THE MOST COMMON MENTAL HEALTH DISORDER IN THE US
  A new study found that people who are suffering from social anxiety have higher chances of internalizing criticism than people without the disorder. The research from the University of Colorado Boulder suggested that healthy adults internalize positive feedback, while people with SAD have a neg
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GRADUATE STUDENTS AT GREATER RISK FOR MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES
  Compared to the general population, graduate students are at a greater risk for mental health problems. A new study said the higher risk comes from social isolation, feelings of inadequacy, and the often abstract nature of their work. There is also the not-so-big tenure-track job market, acc
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MOST BABIES START TO LOOK APPEALING TO ADULTS AT 6 MONTHS OLD
  A new study suggested that many people consider newborn babies as ugly. The perception that a baby is cute and becomes appealing happens when the infant reaches six months old. Attributes of cuteness such as big eyes, chubby cheeks, and making cooing noises that bring out the nurturing insti
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FAKE NEWS IS EASIER SPREAD AND REPEATED THAN REAL NEWS
  There is a proliferation of fake news on mainstream and social media because of the tendency of people to repeat something that is wrong quicker than something that is true. Fake news not only spreads like wildfire on social media, it also has quicker and longer-lasting pickup than the truth, E
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PEOPLE UNDERGOING HEARTBREAK SUFFER FROM WITHDRAWAL SIMILAR TO DRUG ADDICTION
  Handling a romantic break-up is never easy. Because love is addictive, a heartbreak causes people to go through a powerful withdrawal, Guy Winch, a psychologist, said in his book “How to Fix a Broken Heart.” Winch, in a TED Talk, cited studies that found, based on functional MRI brain scans,
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STUDY RECOMMENDS FOR RESENTFUL EMPLOYEES TO STAB VOODOO DOLL OF BOSS TO IMPROVE WORK QUALITY
  It is not only witches who should stab pins on the voodoo doll which represents the person they are punishing. Disgruntled workers could also do it on a voodoo doll that stands for their boss to help them feel less resentful. The practice could also improve the quality of their work, a new s
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