human behaviour

Empty stomach may alter decision making

Empty stomach may alter decision making

London: Whether you are going for a crucial business deal or salary negotiation for your new job, make sure you do not take major decisio...Read More

Ditch your phone when you have nothing else to do

Ditch your phone when you have nothing else to do

Melbourne: Using your smartphone to relax and pass time may be associated with negative feelings, lack of control and a reduced sense of ...Read More

Sex And The City: Dealing with Tinder Dilemma

Sex And The City: Dealing with Tinder Dilemma

It’s no-brainer that we need sex education, desperately. Young people are naturally curious about sex and sexuality but our society treat...Read More

Daan Utsav: Change yourself, Change the world, says Give India founder Venkat Krishnan

Daan Utsav: Change yourself, Change the world, says Give India founder Venkat Krishnan

Problem cannot be solved through systemic interventions alone; we must address the most fundamental of society’s problems—changing human ...Read More

Music on cell ok but no talk, texting while exercising

Music on cell ok but no talk, texting while exercising

New Delhi: Want to get every perk possible from your power walk? Turn off your cell phone, advises Dr Michael Rebold, assistant professor...Read More

Train your mind to overcome grief

Train your mind to overcome grief

The mind of the one grieving should realise that they should not magnify the problem and accept the fact that their problem is infinitesi...Read More

The new paradigm in education- Sri Aurobindo

The new paradigm in education- Sri Aurobindo

Formerly, education was merely a mechanical forcing of the child’s nature into arbitrary grooves of training and knowledge in which his i...Read More

Curiosity entices people to make smarter decisions

Curiosity entices people to make smarter decisions

Washington: Curiosity can be an effective tool to tempt people into making smarter and sometimes healthier decisions, a new study has fou...Read More

People become benevolent by chance

People become benevolent by chance

London: Why do people help those in distress or the needy when there is no direct benefit involved? Why do some people not like bribing o...Read More

Happiness is affected by other people’s fortunes: study

Happiness is affected by other people’s fortunes: study

Washington: Scientists have developed a new equation to calculate happiness, showing how happy we are not only depends on what happens to...Read More

Internet addiction leading people to ‘phubbing’

Internet addiction leading people to ‘phubbing’

London: Internet addiction is the reason behind people ‘phubbing’ or snubbing social companions to concentrate on their smartphone, a new...Read More

Social networks stress children out

Social networks stress children out

Washington DC: A lot of research has shown the significance of social relationships in influencing adult human behaviour and health, but ...Read More

Facebook a popular friend among the elderly too

Facebook a popular friend among the elderly too

New York: Not just youngsters, senior citizens are turning out to be Facebook’s fastest growing community, say researchers including an I...Read More

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Smartphone addiction may cause depression, anxiety

Washington: Addiction to, and not simply use of, mobile phones and internet may lead to anxiety and depression in youngsters, a new study...Read More

Even computers can gauge your boredom

Even computers can gauge your boredom

London: Not just your employer or spouse, even computers programmed to monitor people’s body language can tell whether they are bored or ...Read More

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Porn viewing leads to indifference towards slavery

Washington: Watching porn or visiting strip clubs frequently can affect people’s attitude and beliefs towards the ills associated with hu...Read More

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Tweets to predict if debates turn into violent protests

New York: A team of US researchers including an Indian-origin scientist has formulated a new method that can predict with 70 percent accu...Read More

New protein to help fight stress

New protein to help fight stress

London:  Scientists have discovered a protein that can help develop new strategies to treat the effects of stress on the body.

Good relationship between siblings reduces risky behaviour

Good relationship between siblings reduces risky behaviour

Washington: Parents, take note! Siblings who share a positive relationship have fewer depressive symptoms and are less likely to engage i...Read More

Facebook, Twitter data do not reveal true human behaviour

Facebook, Twitter data do not reveal true human behaviour

Toronto:  As researchers are mining Facebook and Twitter data to learn about online and offline human behaviour, a new study warns them t...Read More

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