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Sum of the parts? How our brains see men as people and women as body parts

Sarah Gervais EurekAlert Study finds that both genders process images of men, women differently. When casting our eyes upon an object, our brains either perceive it in its entirety or as a collection of its parts. Consider, for instance, photo … Continue reading

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Austerity May Last Beyond 2020, Says Cameron

SKY News The Prime Minister admits the economic crisis is far worse than expected and warns he cannot predict when the cuts will end. David Cameron has admitted he cannot envisage a time when the austerity programme will end and … Continue reading

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Facebook use leads to depression? No, says Wisconsin study

Tim Morrissey EurekAlert MADISON- A study of university students is the first evidence to refute the supposed link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and … Continue reading

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Woman Sues City of Tulsa For Cutting Down Her Edible Garden

Lori Fullbright News On 6 TULSA, Oklahoma – A Tulsa woman is suing the city’s code enforcement officers after she said they cut down her garden with no cause. Denise Morrison said she has more than 100 plant varieties in … Continue reading

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Research: Some Cancer Diagnoses Kill Quicker Than The Cancer

GreenMedInfo Sayer Ji A cancer diagnosis may be the most traumatic thing that can befall a patient within the contemporary medical system; that is, beyond the conventional cancer treatments themselves, many of which have life-threatening and even lethal side effects. … Continue reading

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Japan tsunami: Battling Fukushima radiation one year on

BBC News Japanese authorities are continuing their efforts to minimise the threat from radiation, one year after the earthquake and tsunami that crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor. Parents sent at least 10,000 children away from the area in the … Continue reading

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Status Anxiety

Status Anxiety discusses the desire of people in many modern societies to “climb the social ladder” and the anxieties that result from a focus on how one is perceived by others. De Botton claims that chronic anxiety about status is … Continue reading

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Thought Question: Half full or half empty?

We have started to post thought questions on this blog in order to encourage critical thinking and discussion. Thought Question: Who do you think experiences a greater sense of tranquility in life: the person who sees the glass as half … Continue reading

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