Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Offbeat: Brain imaging study finds negative implicit biases against individuals with scars, birthmarks and...

People with attractive faces are often seen as more trustworthy, socially competent, better adjusted, and more capable in school and work. The correlation...

Offbeat: Long-term health effects of armed conflict could last years after bombs stop falling...

Living in a warzone is linked with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke among civilians, even years after the conflict ends,...

Offbeat: More fishing vessels chasing fewer fish, new study finds —

A new analysis of global fishing data has found the world's fishing fleet doubled in size over the 65-years to 2015 but for...

Offbeat: Antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels, global study...

Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world's rivers exceed 'safe' levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study...

Offbeat: Social media data reveal benefits or threats to biodiversity by visitors to nature...

Understanding how people use and experience important places for living nature is essential for effectively managing and monitoring human activities and conserving biodiversity. In...

Offbeat: If you could learn every disease your child could possibly develop in life,...

Newborn screening is required in the U.S. and differs slightly depending on which state you live in. For the most part, it's done...

Offbeat: Initially threatened by change, people adapt to societal diversity over time —

President Donald Trump recently introduced immigration reforms that would prioritize education and employment qualifications over family connections in selecting immigrants and nominated immigration...

Offbeat: Farmers have less leisure time than hunter-gatherers —

Hunter-gatherers in the Philippines who adopt farming work around ten hours a week longer than their forager neighbours, a new study suggests, complicating...

Offbeat: Overconfidence can be misinterpreted by others as greater competence, perpetuating social hierarchies, study...

People who see themselves as being in a higher social class may tend to have an exaggerated belief that they are more adept...

Offbeat: Flexibility of working memory from random connections —

A new article in Neuron from Princeton University neuroscientists Flora Bouchacourt and Tim Buschman presents a new model of working memory. Working memory is...

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