Highlights/psychology

Arts and Entertainment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

English has some funny words, and science has rated them

Upchuck, bubby, boff, wriggly, yaps, giggle, cooch, guffaw, puffball, and jiggly. some of the words rated as among the funniest What makes a word funny? Well, its form partly, partly what it means, and partly the image it implies among» 

Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Psych experiments: failure to reproduce same results

In science, results of experiments are peer-reviewed before acceptance and publication for a wider scientific audience where they may act as source of information for other scientists and/or basis for further research by others in that field. However, when another» 

Internet, Science and Technology

Choose a card: How magicians tricks influence our decisions

How do they do it? When the magician says, pick a card, they are using subtle psychological cues to influence you to pick a card they have already chosen. In other words they’ve decided, and get you to choose their»