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The Ultimatum Game

PsyBlog spring.org.uk Sometimes games have a lot to teach us about human nature, other times they’re just games. One game that some economists and psychologists claim has much to teach us is called The Ultimatum Game. The game is very … Continue reading

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How to Overcome the Egocentric Bias

PsyBlog Most people are pretty bad at taking advice from others. People don’t mind hearing the advice, they just hate to take it.  This is one facet of what psychologists call the ‘egocentric bias’: the general rule that we think … Continue reading

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‘We don’t know why DHS needs 750mn rounds of deadly ammo’

Press TV Dave Lindorff who is an author and an investigative journalist spoke to Press TV’s U.S. Desk on Tuesday about this purchase and said, “We have the right to know they bought the stuff but we don’t really know … Continue reading

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Doug Casey: “It’s a Dead-Man-Walking Economy”

Doug Casey Casey Research In an interview with Louis James, the inimitable Doug Casey throws cold water on those celebrating the economic recovery. [Skype rings: It’s Doug Casey, calling from Cafayate, Argentina. He sounds tired, but pleased with himself.] Doug: … Continue reading

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What Women Really Want in a Relationship

Alexandra Sifferlin Time What do women want? It’s the age-old question. But a recent study offers men a clue: women are most satisfied when their partner knows they’re upset. Huh? According to the new study [PDF], published in the Journal … Continue reading

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The Fukushima story you didn’t hear on CNN

Greg Palast Greg Palast I’ve seen a lot of sick stuff in my career, but this was sick on a new level. Here was the handwritten log kept by a senior engineer at the nuclear power plant: Wiesel was very … Continue reading

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Chinese Workers Demanding Better Wages, Conditions, Real Union Protections

Lijia Zhang AlterNet Two weeks ago, Foxconn Technology, an electronic giant, announced it would increase its workers’ salaries by as much as 25%. The move was probably the result of pressure from the increasingly rights-conscious workers and international concerns about … Continue reading

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All Adults Should Get Whooping Cough Vaccine, Federal Panel Advises

Mike Stobbe TIME A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough. The panel voted Wednesday to expand its recommendation to include all those 65 and older who haven’t gotten a whooping cough shot as … Continue reading

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Do seniors really want to know life expectancy?

Kim Painter USA Today That may not be a question many elderly adults come right out and ask their doctors. But a lot of them would like to know the answer, says Alexander Smith, an assistant professor of geriatrics at … Continue reading

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Remember Healthy Food Choices?

Source: Santa Barbara Independent Just this morning I met a lovely 90-year-old woman artist who described the pain from her liver cancer and wondered why so many people have cancer now. She pondered aloud: Is it something in our food? … Continue reading

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