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Shouting and Cursing while Driving (a new study)
Shouting and Cursing while Driving (a new study) ● Researchers Francisco Alonso, Cristina Esteban, Andrea Serge and Mª Luisa Ballestar at INTRAS (University Research Institute on Traffic and Road Safety), University of Valencia, Spain, ...
Nose-Raising, Nose-Lengthening and Grimacing (facial actions study)
Nose-Raising, Nose-Lengthening and Grimacing (facial actions study) ● Researcher Paul Zeichner (artist, illustrator and educator) adds to the literature regarding the documented lists of human facial actions, with the observation that “Seldom-mentioned facial ...
Can eating hot and spicy food lead to heated debates? (new study)
Can eating hot and spicy food lead to heated debates? (new study) ● “Imagine that you have an upcoming meeting with a confrontational colleague. You need to be at your aggressive best in order to not be run ...
User identification system based on the rotations of a toilet paper roll
User identification system based on the rotations of a toilet paper roll ● “We designed a user identification system based on the rotations of a toilet paper roll. The proposed system identifies the users of a lavatory using ...
The Logic of Absurdity – and the puzzle of leadership irrelevance
The Logic of Absurdity – and the puzzle of leadership irrelevance ● “Leaders are often thought to be instrumental to the performance of the organizations they lead. However, considerable research suggests that their influence over organizational performance ...

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