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Depression affects visual perception

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: The brightness of figures A and B is exactly the same, but they are perceived differently due…

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Failed your New Year resolution again? Join the club

Fitness & Health: New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found that despite having the best intentions, most people give…

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Overhearing negative claims about social groups may influence development of bias in children

Fitness & Health: Throughout the world, societies discriminate against and mistreat members of certain social groups. Young children may express…

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Personal values & political worldviews shape perception of COVID-19 risk more than its severity

Fitness & Health: Study taken throughout the pandemic shows those who feel government should be less controlling believe COVID-19 poses…

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Online dating: Super effective, or just… superficial?

Fitness & Health: IMAGE:  “It’s extremely eye-opening that people are willing to make decisions about whether or not they would…

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Beauty is in the brain: AI reads brain data, generates personally attractive images

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: A computer created facial images that appealed to individual preferences. view more  Credit: Cognitive computing research group…

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Education, interest in alternative medicine associated with believing misinformation

Fitness & Health: While many people believe misinformation on Facebook and Twitter from time to time, people with lower education…

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Changes in writing style provide clues to group identity

Fitness & Health: Small changes to people’s writing style can reveal which social group they “belong to” at a given…

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Psychological ‘signature’ for the extremist mind uncovered by Cambridge researchers

Fitness & Health: Researchers have mapped an underlying “psychological signature” for people who are predisposed to holding extreme social, political…

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‘In the blink of an eye’ statistics

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Left: sample with positive size-distance correlation; right: sample with negative correlation. It may seem that size variance…

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