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Feeding the Five Thousand – or was it Three? Researchers Claim Most Crowd Estimations Are Unreliable
The public should view crowd estimation with scepticism, say the authors of a study in Significance.
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‘Overweight’ Adults Age 70 or Older Are Less Likely To Die Over A 10 Year Period Than Those Of ‘Normal’ Weight
New Study Calls Into Question Current BMI Guidelines For Older Adults
Half of the mothers who took part in a study thought that their obese four or five year-old was normal weight, as did 39 per cent of the fathers, according to the February issue of Acta Paediatrica.
Faster Keyboarding Speed Associated with Touch Typing Training
Despite China’s rapid economic ascent and recent financial policy shifts, the Renminbi (RMB) is unlikely to evolve into a world currency in the near future, according to a study in China and World Economy.
Study on importance of gender-specific parents in child rearing
People with Parkinson’s Disease are more likely to display abnormal social behaviour and make poor decisions in ambiguous circumstances if they are pathological gamblers, according to research in the January issue of the European Journal of Neurology.
According to a recent WSJ/NBC News poll the tea party movement currently boasts higher favorability ratings than either the Democratic or Republican Parties. Could this be true? Yes, in fact the “tea party movement” is one of the biggest news stories of 2009 and may be one of the most significant political movements of our time.
Public health experts are calling for urgent steps to reduce the number of healthcare professionals who smoke, after a survey of over 800 new nursing students found that more than half were current or former smokers.
Findings Suggest Abuse Is a Risk Factor for Chronic Headache
“The courts wants the truth, as best as can be found and as a forensic scientist it’s your job to help the court come to the right conclusion.” Wilson Wall
“Animalkind raises all the important ethical questions about how we should treat animals. Whether you are a meat-eater or a vegan, after reading Jean Kazez's lively and concise book, you'll be provoked to think long and hard about her arguments.” —Peter Singer, Author of In Defense of Animals (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005)
"This book will make readers on both sides of animal issues think very deeply. Essential reading for everyone who is interested in ethical issues regarding the use of animals." —Temple Grandin, Author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation
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Good Looking People More Socially Connected in Urban Areas
Responses to Moral Dilemmas Don't Dictate Moral Judgement
Family Support a Factor in Decision to Return Home for Homeless Adolescents
The new book by John Wiley and Sons, EXCESS: Anti-consumerism in the West offers an insightful analysis of anti-consumerism by questioning the belief that consumerism is the underlying condition for economic prosperity and is thus a permanent and systemic imperative to the modern civilization.
Chapter 11 Filings Prevalent in today's economy, process needs revisitation say authors of new Financial Management article
Bonds with Pets Have Unrivaled Therapeutic Benefits
China’s unique economic environment has allowed it to ride through the recent financial crisis relatively unscathed. According to a study in China and World Economy published by Wiley-Blackwell, China should be able to offset the adverse impact of external shocks, putting the economy back on track to resume its strong economic growth.