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Sucrose drinks reduce prejudice and stereotyping (Study)

“Abstract Prejudice and stereotyping cause social problems and intergroup tension. The current work examined whether bolstering self-control by giving participants glucose would reduce stereotype use for an impression formation task. Previous work has demonstrated that self-control depends on biologically expensive … Continue reading

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Beautiful People Really ARE More Intelligent (Study, PT)

Correlation study: “Intelligence is just as strongly correlated with beauty as with education” “The National Child Development Study (NCDS) includes all babies bornduring the week of 03-09 March 1958 in Great Britain (England, Wales, and Scotland), and has followed them … Continue reading

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Holding a hard or soft ball can influence a person’s perception of how masculine or feminine others are. (Live Science)

“The finding adds to the growing insight about how connected our sense of touch is to social processing in our brains. […] In their study, Slepian and his colleagues had subjects clench either a hard ball or a squishy ball … Continue reading

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