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What Makes Seniors Feel in Control?

Print this page FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 — What determines how much control seniors feel they have over their lives? New research offers some answers. “We found that sleep, mood and stress are all important factors in determining a sense of control, and in whether older adults feel they can do the things they want… Read More »

Collective nostalgia makes people prefer domestic products

Nostalgia for events experienced by members of your own group can make you prefer domestic products over foreign ones, concludes the first systematic investigation into the effects of collective nostalgia on consumer decisions. The results could help countries bolster domestic industries without resorting to hard interventions, such as tariffs or international trade re-negotiations. Personal nostalgia,… Read More »

Being Intelligent Makes You More Attractive, Says Science

Do you gravitate towards people that will casually drop the word ‘superfluous’ into a sentence? Do you find those with endless streams of seemingly irrelevant knowledge intriguing? Well, there’s a reason why! And a scientific reason at that. Recent research from Western Sydney University to be published as an upcoming paper in the Journal of… Read More »