Antropology

People use emotion to persuade, even when it could backfire

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We intuitively use more emotional language to enhance our powers of persuasion, according to research published in Psychological Science, a ...

Will people eat relish made from ‘waste’ ingredients? Drexel study ...

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  A new Drexel University study found strong potential for consumer acceptance of a new category of foods created from ...

What do Americans fear most? Chapman University releases 4th annual ...

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Chapman University recently completed its fourth annual Chapman University Survey of American Fears (2017). The survey asked respondents about 80 ...

To kickstart creativity, offer money, not plaudits, study finds

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — How should employers reward creative types for turning in fresh, inventive work: with a plaque or a ...

Study provides first estimate of total US population with felony ...

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Athens, Ga. – New research led by a University of Georgia sociologist on the growth in the scope and scale ...

Reliance on ‘gut feelings’ linked to belief in fake news

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 COLUMBUS, Ohio – People who tend to trust their intuition or to believe that the facts they hear are politically ...

People favor highly reviewed products, even when they shouldn’t

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 When we’re trying to decide which cell phone case to buy or which hotel room to book, we often rely ...

Maize from El Gigante Rock Shelter shows early transition to ...

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Mid-summer corn on the cob is everywhere, but where did it all come from and how did it get to ...

Studies help understand why some people are so sure they’re ...

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Dogmatic individuals hold confidently to their beliefs, even when experts disagree and evidence contradicts them. New research from Case Western ...

Opioids and obesity, not ‘despair deaths,’ raising mortality rates for ...

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Drug-related deaths among middle-aged white men increased more than 25-fold between 1980 and 2014, with the bulk of that spike ...