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Final word counts

Switching from print to blog is a big step. Not only have I lost my editor, or rather gained a virtual crowd of editors, but I no longer have to count every word. 358 more words

General

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The so-called “collective intelligence”  is the general effectiveness of a team on a wide range of tasks. Collective intelligence or the “c factor”  predicts how well the teams perform more complex tasks, … 161 more words

Performance

New Year’s Res-Illusions: Food Shopping in the New Year Competes with Healthy Intentions

New Year’s Res-Illusions: Food Shopping in the New Year Competes with Healthy Intentions
Source: PLoS ONE

Objective
How do the holidays – and the possible New Year’s resolutions that follow – influence a household’s purchase patterns of healthier foods versus less healthy foods?

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Consumer Issues

In case you're wondering, yes, birds also slur when they're drunk

TORONTO – Have you ever wondered, while contemplating the feathered fauna at a local park , “Do birds slur when they’re drunk?”

Well, if you haven’t, there are a team of scientists who have. 152 more words

News

Early-Life Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and ADHD Behavior Problems

Early-Life Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and ADHD Behavior Problems
Source: PLoS ONE

Importance
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are widespread urban air pollutants from combustion of fossil fuel and other organic material shown previously to be neurotoxic.

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Environment