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2007

The 7% 38% 55% Body Language Myth

by KingSalami (via)
The frequently cited idea that ALL communication simply breaks down into 55% Body Language, 38% Tonality and only 7% Words is shown to be a myth. So called "Body Language" experts have either not checked the facts when writing their books, or have simply been perpetuating a lie to fill their bank accounts.

2006

LiveScience.com - Why We Lie

by felixlaumon (via)
Quote: The study, published in the Journal of Basic and Applied Psychology, found that 60 percent of people had lied at least once during the 10-minute conversation, saying an average of 2.92 inaccurate things

Conscious And Unconscious Memory Linked In Storing New Information

by YukuanMark
The way the brain stores new, conscious information such as a first kiss or a childhood home is strongly linked to the way the human brain stores unconscious information, researchers at Yale report this month in an article featured on the cover of Neuron.

Researching Why Songs Get Stuck In Your Head

by phgod
你一定試過在聽過一首音樂之後,腦海中不停重覆「播放」其旋律,欲罷不能,感到非常煩厭。這個奇特的心理現象,背後原因是甚麼呢?Carey Hoffman 教授研究這個現象,並嘗試提供一個解答。

Foreign Affairs - A Natural History of Peace - Robert M. Sapolsky

by mikepower
Contrary to what was believed just a few decades ago, humans are not "killer apes" destined for violent conflict, but can make their own history.

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