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Dogs Are the Most Admired Animal, Fish Are the Least

Dogs Are the Most Admired Animal, Fish Are the Least

mag813 April 29, 2017 0

Humans are biased about pretty much everything, including, it turns out, animals. We were struck by a recent report that included a chart on animal stereotypes, based on a 2015 study from Princeton’s Susan T.

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Here’s Why Building IKEA Furniture Gives You Anxiety

Here’s Why Building IKEA Furniture Gives You Anxiety

mag813 February 25, 2017 0

Anyone who’s ever thrown their Ikea Färlöv against a wall in a mid-construction rage might have their heritage to blame. According to a new study, spatial anxiety is an independent, diagnostically different feeling separate

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Study: First-Born Children Are More Intelligent

Study: First-Born Children Are More Intelligent

mag813 February 21, 2017 0

According to a study recently published in the Journal of Human Resources, first born children tend to be more intelligent than their younger siblings. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh believe this is a

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Spending Too Much Time On Facebook May Harm Your Health

Spending Too Much Time On Facebook May Harm Your Health

mag813 February 4, 2017 0

After a long week, if there’s not much on TV, you may spend some time on Facebook. Could this decision hurt your health? A new study suggests it might, though the answer is complicated.

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Findings From One Of The Most Comprehensive Studies Ever On Marijuana’s Health Effects

Findings From One Of The Most Comprehensive Studies Ever On Marijuana’s Health Effects

mag813 January 14, 2017 0

The change in national attitudes towards cannabis and in legal access to marijuana around the US over the past several years is staggering. As of last fall, 57 percent of adults in the US

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To Your Brain, Religion Is Similar To Sex And Drugs

To Your Brain, Religion Is Similar To Sex And Drugs

mag813 December 1, 2016 0

Religion may ponder questions about meaning of existence that lie beyond science’s purview, but that doesn’t mean science can’t tackle how religion works. Now a new study suggests some intriguing possibilities about how religious and spiritual experiences trigger

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Study Finds That Alcohol Is A Much Bigger Gateway Drug Than Marijuana

Study Finds That Alcohol Is A Much Bigger Gateway Drug Than Marijuana

mag813 August 26, 2016 0

A 40-year long study has found alcohol use makes one much more likely to try harder drugs than marijuana would. This is quite contrary to what many of us were led to believe growing

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Study Finds That Your Dog Loves Your Praise More Than Treats

Study Finds That Your Dog Loves Your Praise More Than Treats

mag813 August 19, 2016 0

The next time you want to treat your pooch, you might want to consider giving it some kind words rather than a snack, because new research suggests that many dogs would rather get our praise

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This Study Alleges There Aren’t Racial Disparities in Police Shootings

This Study Alleges There Aren’t Racial Disparities in Police Shootings

mag813 July 12, 2016 0

Does a new study really show that there’s no racial bias in police shootings? That’s how the New York Times reported Harvard economist Roland Fryer’s new study, which analyzed data from several police departments

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Scientists Claim the US Government is Still Limiting Cannabis Research

Scientists Claim the US Government is Still Limiting Cannabis Research

mag813 June 27, 2016 0

A group of scientists just published an article claiming the US government is holding back proper research into marijuana, due to its overzealous regulation of the substance. While millions of patients are already using

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