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December 11, 2018

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December 11, 2018

Employee Incentives Can Lead to Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

Dec. 11, 2018 — Findings suggest that setting compensation goals can increase dishonesty when managers are also paid a bonus for hitting certain ... read more

Dec. 10, 2018 — Scientists have discovered eight additional genes linked to red hair, helping to solve a mystery of how redheads inherit their flaming ... read more

Dec. 10, 2018 — You probably overestimate just how far someone can push you before you reach your tipping point, new research suggests. A new study tilted people backwards in a device and asked them at what point ... read more

Genetic Changes Associated With Physical Activity Reported

Dec. 10, 2018 — Time spent sitting, sleeping and moving appears to be determined, in part, by our genes, researchers have ... read more

The Privacy Risks of Compiling Mobility Data

Dec. 7, 2018 — A new study finds that the growing practice of compiling massive, anonymized datasets about people's movement patterns is a double-edged sword: While it can provide deep insights into human ... read more

Gender Bias Sways How We Perceive Competence in Faces

Dec. 7, 2018 — Faces that are seen as competent are also perceived as more masculine, according to new ... read more

What's Behind Mediterranean Diet and Lower Cardiovascular Risk?

Dec. 7, 2018 — A new study offers insights from a cohort study of women in the U.S. who reported consuming a Mediterranean-type ... read more

How Fruit Flies Ended Up in Our Fruit Bowls

Dec. 7, 2018 — Fruit flies can be a scourge in our homes, but to date no-one has known how they became our uninvited lodgers. For decades, researchers have searched for their origins and now a Swedish-American ... read more

Dec. 7, 2018 — What happens within the brain when it perceives a threatening signal, such as an aggressive voice? Researchers have studied brain activity during the processing of various emotional voices. They ... read more

Key to Lifelong Heart Health Is Childhood Intervention

Dec. 6, 2018 — Evolving evidence shows that heart healthy habits in adults are rooted in the environments we live in in early childhood, representing a window of opportunity in young children to focus on health ... read more

Hysterectomy Linked to Memory Deficit in an Animal Model

Dec. 6, 2018 — The non-pregnant uterus is commonly assumed to be an unimportant organ. One third of American women have a hysterectomy by age 60, often before natural menopause. Researchers have found an animal ... read more

Hazelnuts Improve Older Adults' Micronutrient Levels, Study Shows

Dec. 6, 2018 — Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key ... read more

Dec. 6, 2018 — Babies recognize faces from profile view in the second half of the first year of life, new research ... read more

'Hangxiety' Higher in Shy People

Dec. 6, 2018 — Very shy people are more likely to suffer 'hangxiety' -- anxiety during a hangover -- than their extrovert friends, new research ... read more

Regular Bedtimes and Sufficient Sleep for Children May Lead to Healthier Teens

Dec. 6, 2018 — Having a regular, age-appropriate bedtime and getting sufficient sleep from early childhood may be important for healthy body weight in adolescence, according to ... read more

Infections During Childhood Increase the Risk of Mental Disorders

Dec. 5, 2018 — A new study shows that the infections children contract during their childhood are linked to an increase in the risk of mental disorders during childhood and adolescence. This knowledge expands our ... read more

Narcissists Less Likely to Support Democracy

Dec. 5, 2018 — New research suggests that people with a narcissistic self-view are more likely to demonstrate lower support for ... read more

Neighborhoods With More Green Space May Mean Less Heart Disease

Dec. 5, 2018 — People who live in neighborhoods with more green spaces may have better blood vessel health and lower levels of stress, and a lower risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks, strokes and ... read more

Maternal Stress at Conception Linked to Children's Stress Response at Age 11

Dec. 5, 2018 — A new study finds that mothers' stress levels at the moment they conceive their children are linked to the way children respond to life challenges at age ... read more

How Young Women View Men Affects How They Imagine Their Future Selves

Dec. 4, 2018 — When young women believe more men are becoming stay-at-home dads, they are more likely to imagine themselves as the financial providers for their future families. When they don't think ... read more

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