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Actively listening to stories as they're told found to increase immediate memory, attention and delayed memory among seniors with mild to moderate dementia. https://t.co/tQRXDdSbD3

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 20, 2018
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Facebook addiction is associated with impulsive decision-making, study finds
Preliminary research published in the journal Addiction Research & Theory has found evidence that Facebook addiction is related to impulsive decision-making. via Pocket
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Can You Quantify Awe? - Scientific American Blog Network
The state of awe is an unusual and complex emotion, mixing emotions that don’t tend to go with each other, such as ecstasy and fear. Surely such a complex emotion that is so deeply personal, cannot be quantified or captured in any scientific manner, right? Well, maybe it can. via Pocket
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The 2018 Ig Nobel Anthropology Prize winners explain their research about chimpanzees and humans imitating each other, in an essay published by The Conversation. via Pocket
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These DNA differences may be linked to having same-sex partners | Science News
SAN DIEGO — For some people, choosing a same-sex partner may be in their DNA. via Pocket
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A new paper (“A separated vortex ring underlies the flight of the dandelion“) published in Nature tells how dandelion seeds create a vortex that keeps them floating through the skies. via Pocket
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Multilayer Light Simulations: More Beautiful Images, Faster - YouTube
The paper "Position-Free Monte Carlo Simulation for Arbitrary Layered BSDFs" is available here:https://ift.tt/2S6RdMO Rendering course at the TU Wien:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...More about the talk:› Conference - ªªhttps://ec.europa.eu/epsc/events/elec...›ºº My think via Pocket
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Genetics may influence intelligence by contributing to the development of larger brains
Genetic variants associated with intelligence are also weakly related to brain volume, according to a new study published in Cerebral Cortex. via Pocket
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The Evolutionary Theory of Depression (Medical Science) : science
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Common test of 'implicit' racial bias fails to predict prosocial behavior in new study
A common test used to measure unconscious bias may not be a good predictor of actual behavior, suggests new research published in the journal Games. The study examined the Implicit Association Test, a popular tool that is used to measure people’s biases against certain social groups. via Pocket
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Study: Married women have a better sex life when they own property
New research has found an association between property ownership and a satisfying sexual life among married women in Vietnam. The findings, published in the journal Sex Roles, suggest that women tend to be more sexually satisfied when they are less dependent on their spouse. via Pocket
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In a paper today, a trio of scientists claim the first proof that quantum computers can outstrip conventional technology. Why it matters: In the belief that quantum computing will become a massive, strategic industry, private companies and investors, along with the U.S. via Pocket
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Language Log » Why Chinese write "9" backwards
Above are photos of checks from two different visits to a local Cantonese restaurant, where on each occasion I ordered salmon and brown rice. The checks were prepared by two different waiters (as I believe the 3-stroke vs. via Pocket
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Each of our brain cells could work like a mini-computer, with our brain like 100 billion mini-computers working together, according to the first recording of electrical activity in human cells at a super-fine level of detail that revealed a key structural
The title of the post is a copy and paste from the title and first two paragraphs of the linked academic press release here :Your brain is like 100 billion mini-computers all working togetherEach of our brain cells could work like a mini-computer, according to the first recording of electrical activ via Pocket
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Researchers question whether success of Australian HIV trial was due to prophylaxis drug or outreach within gay and bisexual community groups. https://t.co/RfJxljQ3en

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 20, 2018
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Paleoartists tend to "under-feather" drawings of dinosaurs based on fossils. Here's how swans would look if given the same treatment. pic.twitter.com/y9Hg9BVFd9

— Atlas Obscura (@atlasobscura) September 22, 2017
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Genome sequencing of two American and Japanese firefly species that diverged approximately 100 million years ago indicates that their bioluminescence evolved independently. https://t.co/7v29j08zmx

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 20, 2018
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New geological research indicates that 3.7-billion-year-old structures formed through tectonics, not life.

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— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 19, 2018
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Study finds that echo chambers among online social network users may give rise to fringe ideas. https://t.co/O2mbBqIvaH

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 19, 2018
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A genetic study of dog remains recovered across Europe and Asia indicates that dogs traveled with early farmers from the Middle East some 9,000 years ago. : science
Journal article link. Near Eastern Neolithic farmers introduced several species of domestic plants and animals as they dispersed into Europe. Dogs were the only domestic species present in both Europe and the Near East prior to the Neolithic. via Pocket
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15 year longitudinal study suggests that those with aortic stiffness may be 60% more likely to experience dementia. https://t.co/qlpfGkgODN

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 19, 2018
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To avoid raising a materialistic child, parents can try fostering gratitude in their kids. A new study suggests that having and expressing gratitude may decrease materialism and increase generosity among adolescent (n > 900, ages 11 to 17). : science
The title of the post is a copy and paste from the title, third and fourth paragraphs of the linked academic press release here :How to avoid raising a materialistic child“Our findings show that it is possible to reduce materialism among young consumers, as well as one of its most common negative via Pocket
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When Times Are Good, the Gender Gap Grows - Scientific American
In an idealized version of human existence, wealth lifts all boats, gender equality prevails and everyone behaves freely as the individuals they are. Such a gender-equal fictional utopia starts from a premise that equal access to wealth and opportunity will erase the divide between men and women. via Pocket
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Materialism is rising and is linked to mental health problems. Parents can reduce materialism in children by fostering gratitude for things and people in their lives, suggests a new study which found that having and expressing gratitude decrease materiali
The title of the post is a copy and paste from the first, third and fourth paragraphs of the linked academic press release here :If you’re a parent, you may be concerned that materialism among children has been on the rise. via Pocket
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Study shows gender preferences differ more in countries that are more affluent and gender equal
A pair of researchers, one with the University of Bonn, the other the University of California, has found evidence that shows gender preferences differ more in countries that are more affluent and gender equal than in countries that are not. via Pocket
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CAS – Central Authentication Service
This Central Authentication Service (CAS) provides single sign-on access to Pepperdine University web services. Your log in to this CAS page allows you to access any of your web services for the next two hours, without having to log in again. via Pocket
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CAS – Central Authentication Service
This Central Authentication Service (CAS) provides single sign-on access to Pepperdine University web services. Your log in to this CAS page allows you to access any of your web services for the next two hours, without having to log in again. via Pocket
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CAS – Central Authentication Service
This Central Authentication Service (CAS) provides single sign-on access to Pepperdine University web services. Your log in to this CAS page allows you to access any of your web services for the next two hours, without having to log in again. via Pocket
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CAS – Central Authentication Service
This Central Authentication Service (CAS) provides single sign-on access to Pepperdine University web services. Your log in to this CAS page allows you to access any of your web services for the next two hours, without having to log in again. via Pocket
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How to Improve Your Child's Behavior and Regain Control as a Parent
Empowering Parent's top suggestions on how to regain control as a parent and improve your child's behavior. Remember, your journey toward more effective parenting will start with just one step.
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Parenting Power Struggles - Do You Have a Defiant Child
Power struggles can be a normal part of parenting. Find out if the resistance is normal or if you are dealing with a defiant child in the first of our series.
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#preprints *are* a great way to share your research. Here are some of my favorite reasons why I believe that to be true: 1/n#asapbio #elifeAmbassadors #preprint #PREreview https://t.co/xiT1MDbF23

— Daniela Saderi (@Neurosarda) October 17, 2018
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For-profit nursing facilities found more likely to be diagnosed with more clinical signs of neglect. These facilities were consistently inferior to not-for-profit nursing homes across multiple staffing, capacity and deficiency measures. https://t.co/T2CsbPuCW1

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 19, 2018
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Study finds that the most-gifted children of low-income parents graduate from college at lower rates than the least-gifted children of rich parents. https://t.co/7P4gKbhseE

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 18, 2018
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New method of flight discovered in dandelion seeds, which create vortices of low pressure air to generate lift. https://t.co/xGh2RMfbbJ

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 18, 2018
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Entering deep sleep and then waking up before completing the normal sleep cycle can result in a phenomenon known as sleep inertia, which is associated with reduced cognitive performance linked to reduced connectivity between brain networks, finds new brai
Entering deep sleep and then waking up before completing the normal sleep cycle can result in a phenomenon known as sleep inertia. New brain scan research in NeuroImage helps explain why this phenomenon is associated with reduced cognitive performance. via Pocket
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CAS – Central Authentication Service
This Central Authentication Service (CAS) provides single sign-on access to Pepperdine University web services. Your log in to this CAS page allows you to access any of your web services for the next two hours, without having to log in again. via Pocket
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Story-listening shows promise as an intervention for people living with dementia – Research Digest
Listening to a story is known to be cognitively demanding, in part because the listener has to pay close attention to, and remember, plot and character detail in order to understand what’s going on. Attention and memory are both diminished in people living with dementia. via Pocket
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People found to be more prone to building associations between a particular action and outcome, with those who are more susceptible to causal illusions being highly superstitious as well. https://t.co/KPCJOVz2OC

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 18, 2018
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Our new analysis finds that ~4,200 people were murdered with a gun in FL as a result of stand your ground who likely would not have been killed had this law not been enacted.

Are we ready to end this horrifying legal experiment yet?https://t.co/xzcIlIGxYj pic.twitter.com/WtCF9Uwo5I

— Chelsea Parsons (@ChelseaCParsons) October 17, 2018
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Study finds that aerobic exercise and upright posture may improve visual working memory compared with passive and seated conditions. https://t.co/j8qpU1Pn1Q

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 18, 2018
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Commentary on efforts in Africa to retain young scientists. https://t.co/mJeekIfyVh

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 17, 2018
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Nope, your boss probably isn't actually a psychopath - Futurity
Claims that a huge number of business leaders are psychopaths or that leadership positions attract high numbers of psychopaths are overblown, according to new research. via Pocket
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Pompeii, the Roman city preserved for two millennia thanks to a volcanic eruption that engulfed the area in ash in 79 AD, has long been studied as a window to the past. via Pocket
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Men & Women Think Leaders Should Have Masculine Traits | RealClearScience
People expect leaders to have stereotypically masculine traits, according to a new study. via Pocket
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Looming "googly eyes" found to dissuade eagles and crows from nearing airports and wind farms, thereby minimizing the potential for deadly strikes. https://t.co/gGtjracnrL

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 17, 2018
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New research sheds light on how the structure of online social networks causes misinformation to go viral on the internet. The findings indicate that social “echo chambers” act like kindling that gives misinformation the initial flare up it needs to q
New research sheds light on how the structure of online social networks causes misinformation to go viral on the internet. The findings, published in PLOS One, indicate that social “echo chambers” act like kindling that gives misinformation the initial flare up it needs to quickly spread. via Pocket
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Veterinarians Asked To Euthanize Animals Improperly Feel 'Moral Distress' : Shots - Health News : NPR
Sign up for the CommonHealth newsletter to receive a weekly digest of WBUR's best health, medicine and science coverage. In some ways, it can be harder to be a doctor of animals than a doctor of humans. via Pocket
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Laughter plays an important role in romantic relationships - if partners handle laughter or being laughed at in a similar way, they tend to be quite content with their relationship, which also affects their sexuality, suggests a new study. : science
Laughter plays an important role in romantic relationships – whether or not it's shared together or directed at the significant other. If partners handle laughter or being laughed at in a similar way, they tend to be quite content with their relationship. via Pocket
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Vaginal insert derived from red algea found to have potential for preventing HIV and HPV infection. https://t.co/DxNKM7TUcA

— Parsing Science (@ParsingScience) October 17, 2018
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