Alpha Males Take Greater Risks

Study links finger lengths to behavior! Maybe it does matter if he has big hands!

Potential investors might wish to examine the fingers of their financial advisor prior to signing over any savings. A new study from Concordia University has found the length between the second and fourth finger is an indicator of high levels of prenatal testosterone, risk-taking and potential financial success in men.

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Clean Smells Promote Moral Behavior, Study Suggests

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BYU business prof Katie Liljenquist led a study that found that clean scents lead to more ethical behavior.

People are unconsciously fairer and more generous when they are in clean-smelling environments, according to a soon-to-be published study led by a Brigham Young University professor. Continue reading… “Clean Smells Promote Moral Behavior, Study Suggests”

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Protection Or Peril? Gun Possession Of Questionable Value In An Assault, Study Finds

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A new study estimates that people with a gun are 4.5 times more likely to be shot in an assault than those not possessing a gun.

In a first-of its-kind study, epidemiologists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine found that, on average, guns did not protect those who possessed them from being shot in an assault. The study estimated that people with a gun were 4.5 times more likely to be shot in an assault than those not possessing a gun.

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Handwriting-based Tool Offers Alternate Lie Detection Method

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Researchers are now discovering that with the aid of a computerized tool, handwriting characteristics can be measured more effectively.

For ages experts and laymen have been analyzing and trying to crack the code of handwriting characteristics, in order to detect an individual’s personality traits, or in most cases, gauge their innocence in the case of a crime. Although this science has often gone the way of pseudoscience, researchers are now discovering that with the aid of a computerized tool, handwriting characteristics can be measured more effectively.

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