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Life’s a video game?

Life’s a video game?

If you’re a keen gamer maybe it’s difficult to put the controller down and turn off the Xbox or Playstation, and detach yourself from the virtual world you were experiencing. It’s possible you’ll continue thinking about the game well into the rest of the day or night, planning and strategising. This is pretty normal behaviour […]

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Evidence from Eight Different Types of Studies Showing that Smaller Body Size is Related to Greater Longevity-PART 2

Evidence from Eight Different Types of Studies Showing that Smaller Body Size is Related to Greater Longevity-PART 2

(PART 1) 3.3 Smaller Females Live Longer A comparison between male and female life expectancy reveals an interesting inverse relation between height and life expectancy among a variety of populations. For example, US males are 9% taller than females and have a 9% lower life expectancy [15]. Another report shows Polish men are 7% taller than women […]

Do you think you would be a Good Samaritan?

Do you think you would be a Good Samaritan?

We all know the classic moral telling tale of the Good Samaritan in The Bible, in which a priest and a temple assistant pass by and ignore an injured man, only for a man renowned for despising the injured man’s race to finally stop and help him. From a psychological perspective this raises two interesting […]

Prehistoric Birds and Four-Winged Flight?

Prehistoric Birds and Four-Winged Flight?

New finds in China show that prehistoric birds actually used four wings to take to the skies, not two. The theory isn’t new, in fact it was first suggested around ten years ago, but a recent study of the four-winged creatures from the Shandong Tianyu Museum of Nature was published recently in the journal Science. […]