Tag Archives: tendency

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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Hot Pepper Compound Could Help Hearts

Science Daily The food that inspires wariness is on course for inspiring even more wonder from a medical standpoint as scientists have reported the latest evidence that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect against the No. … Continue reading

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Q&A: Garlic

Question: What are the benefits of garlic in high blood pressure? Answer: The action of garlic in the high blood pressure is as follows: Garlic has properties of antibiotic, alternative, stimulant, carminative and nervine. It contains volatile sulphur compound (allicin) … Continue reading

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Philip Hensher: A warship in the Thames is taking security too far

Source: Independent The security precautions being taken for the Olympics are not only gigantic in their extent, but seem to be increasing every day. It’s the inflationary tendency within security advice that should concern us, not its temporary extent. When … Continue reading

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