The New Moon In Taurus Has BIG Things In Store For Your Zodiac Sign

There’s something about the beginning of May that makes you feel like something big is on the horizon. The weather is still warm (most days), and you’re so close to the unofficial start of the winter season, you can almost taste the red wine and carb-heavy comfort food.   Well, this year, the universe really is dishing out some serious […]

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Half a face enough for recognition technology: Researchers achieve 100 percent recognition rates for half and three-quarter faces

Facial recognition technology works even when only half a face is visible, researchers from the University of Bradford have found. Using artificial intelligence techniques, the team achieved 100 per cent recognition rates for both three-quarter and half faces. The study, published in Future Generation Computer Systems, is the first to use machine learning to test the recognition rates for different […]

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How humans reduce uncertainty in social situations: Scientists propose a psychological model of three interrelated ways people reduce uncertainty in social situations

Do my friends find me funny? Am I making a good impression during this job interview? For most, such questions and concerns are a routine part of life. A new perspective paper from Brown University scientists establishes a framework to apply rigorous mathematical models of uncertainty originally developed for non-social situations, such as whether or not to purchase a lottery […]

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What makes people willing to sacrifice their own self-interest for another person? Study’s findings may have troubling implications for ethical behavior

In a new Northwestern University study, researchers show that people are more willing to sacrifice for a collaborator than for someone working just as hard but working independently. “This suggests we’re more likely to share our resources with others when we feel like our lives and work are interdependent with the lives and work of those other people,” said lead […]

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Happy in marriage? Genetics may play a role

People fall in love for many reasons — similar interests, physical attraction, and shared values among them. But if they marry and stay together, their long-term happiness may depend on their individual genes or those of their spouse, says a new study led by Yale School of Public Health researchers. Published in the journal PLOS ONE, the study examined the […]

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Electronic ‘word of mouth’ useful in detecting, predicting fashion trends

 Ever stare at your closet and wonder why fashion designers aren’t creating the clothes you really want? Talking about it on social media might just be the answer. According to new research from the University of Missouri, social media hashtags could be the tool fashion designers use to forecast trends in the industry to better connect with consumers. Data analytics […]

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How musicians communicate non-verbally during performance

A team of researchers from McMaster University has discovered a new technique to examine how musicians intuitively coordinate with one another during a performance, silently predicting how each will express the music. The findings, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, provide new insights into how musicians synchronize their movements so they are playing exactly in time, as one single […]

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DNA accounts for 35% of feelings of loneliness, twin study finds

Loneliness IS genetic: DNA accounts for 35% of feelings of isolation – but quality time with friends can outweigh it, twin study finds About half of all Americans say they feel lonely sometime or often  By studying twins, researchers at the University of Western Ontario found that about 35 percent of your potential for loneliness is genetic  Loneliness also shares […]

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Single Millennials, Listen Up: You’re Probably Guilty Of Instagrandstanding

Are you single? A millennial? A slave to social media? If the answer to any of the above was a resounding yes, chances are that you my friend, are an Instagrandstander. Adding to the ever-expanding list of dating lingo in 2019, the term is used to describe a person who carefully curates an Insta post with the sole purpose of […]

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