The Impact Of Music While Working – New Study. I do not know about you, but when I really need to concentrate at work to get something done or to meet a time schedule I put on my headphones and crank up the volume. New research suggests that this may be a good practice.

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The Impact of Sleep Deprivation. If you have ever had to go without sleep for long periods or even get only a few hours of sleep a night for a few nights? If so then you know that sleep is so important. Did you know that it can also effect your memory?

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Sleep Versus Sex Response May Be Triggered By Light Color. Light affects sleep. A study in mice published in Open Access journal PLOS Biology shows that the actual color of light matters; blue light keeps mice awake longer while green light puts them to sleep easily.

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Intelligent people don’t often think critically at work, as this is often uncomfortable. When a culture of “functional stupidity” prevails, it leads to a huge waste of resources, says Professor of Business Administration Mats Alvesson at Lund University, Sweden, who has written a book on the phenomenon of functional stupidity.

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What Modern Basketball Games and Nature Have In Common. Behind the apparent randomness of a basketball game, a process of self-organisation is actually taking place amid the teams. The interactions between team mates and opponents are constantly influencing each other while the game itself allows for creative behaviors to emerge.

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New Research With¬†Robots That Talk With Gestures. My wife loves to talk with her hands and I often tease her that if her hands were tied she would not be able to say a word. Of course this is just a joke but it turns out that gestures are a very effective form of communication […]

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New African Study With Surprising Results. Humans are not so good at forgive and forget. It is true that over time we learn to accept previous adversaries as at least noncombatants it would be a stretch to say that we all fully accept them as friends. New research suggests that ants may be better at […]

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Good Question Right?¬†What Controls How Long We Sleep? We know calcium is good for our bones, but it might also be the key to a good night sleep. Researchers at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center (QBiC) and the University of Tokyo in Japan have unveiled a new theory for how sleep works. Published in the […]

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Technology May Offer A Better Bedside Manor. I have often wondered if computers may someday replace the role of doctor as we know it to be today. Surgery would likely be the last field to go digital as the skill of the surgeon would have to be trusted to a robot or machine. However this […]

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Graphic Warning Images for Cigarettes Would Make Me Stop Smoking. In some countries extremely colorful graphic images of the risks from smoking are plastered on the cigarette boxes reminding one of scenes from the “Walking Dead”. These images of disease and suffering should move smokers to kick the habit, at least, that’s the thinking behind […]

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