Tag Archives: perception

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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Study: Youth Less Interested in Environment, Civic Activity

Martha Irvine The Ledger CHICAGO | They have a reputation for being environmentally minded do-gooders. But an academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today’s young Americans are less interested in the environment and in … Continue reading

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Consumer Alert: BPA-Free Goods Still Contain Toxic Bisphenol

Sayer Ji Activist Post Breaking new research indicates that manufacturers throughout the world who were using the toxic hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA), have simply switched to an equally toxic analogue in the same bisphenol chemical class known as bisphenol … Continue reading

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Study: Healthy Eating Can Cost Less

Sam Hananel The Ledger WASHINGTON | Is it really more expensive to eat healthy? An Agriculture Department study released Wednesday found that most fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods cost less than foods high in fat, sugar and salt. That … Continue reading

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The Genetic Social Network: Facebook has your Personal Information; Now Google wants your DNA

Daniel Taylor Old-Thinker News Facebook has amassed a gigantic database of human intelligence from its millions of users. This information has been used by police in the arrest of suspects, and is milked by marketers. What if a similar system … Continue reading

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Self-reflective mind — in animals! Psychologists report on continuing advances

Patricia Donovan EurekAlert Do animals have reflective minds able to self-regulate perception, reasoning, memory? BUFFALO, N.Y. — According to one of the leading scholars in the field, there is an emerging consensus among scientists that animals share functional parallels with … Continue reading

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Anxiety Boosts Sense of Smell

Janina Reichert Springer Study identifies mechanism to explain how the body responds to potentially threatening negative odor. Anxious people have a heightened sense of smell when it comes to sniffing out a threat, according to a new study by Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Study: Youth Less Interested in Environment, Civic Activity

Martha Irvine The Ledger CHICAGO | They have a reputation for being environmentally minded do-gooders. But an academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today’s young Americans are less interested in the environment and in … Continue reading

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The poor, in fact, are less likely to sue their doctor

Joan Robinson EurekAlert Study sheds light on why physicians mistakenly believe that poor people sue more often Contrary to the common perception among physicians that poor people sue doctors more frequently, Ramon L. Jimenez from the Monterey Orthopaedic and Sports … Continue reading

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Project 101010 Pill or Perception

Project 101010 interviews some of today’s leading experts in the field of human consciousness and explores the question – Pill or Perception?… The message is about wellness and everyone’s role they play in self-care and self-education. Find out more at … Continue reading

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