One of the conclusions of a series of recent studies on the link between personality and place, Introverts prefer mountains. People tend to see mountain areas as more peaceful and calm. Meanwhile, extroverts often prefer flat, open areas that tend to be viewed as more exciting, sociable and stimulating. Continue reading… “Your personality affects where you should live”
Next generation of wearables needs to focus more on keeping users engaged in the long-term.
Companies such as Sony, Pebble, Meta, LG, Garmin, Razer and others introduced at least 10 new wearable devices at CES in January. Yet despite the enthusiasm in the market, the dirty secret of wearables remains: almost all of the current generation of products fail to drive long-term, sustained engagement and behavior change.
Dolphins that use marine sponges to forage for food have been found to socialize in cliques.
In the first definitive example of subculture in animals, Australian bottlenose dolphins that use marine sponges to forage for food have been found to socialize in cliques.
Facebook’s insights on human behavior can give them new ways to cash in on our data—and remake our view of society.
Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, has said in public that if Facebook were a country its 900 million members would make it the third largest country in the world.
Men with wider faces were more likely to cheat and lie.
A man’s face might hint if he is bad to the bone. People with wider faces tend to be more devious and more willing to cheat, according to a new study.
Percentage religiously unaliated versus time in four regions: (a) the autonomous Aland islands region of Finland, (b) Schwyz Canton in Switzerland, (c) Vienna Province in Austria, (d) the Netherlands
A study recently released by a team from Northwestern University and the University of Arizona shows that religion and religious affiliations may be on the verge of extinction in the nine countries studied. Utilizing a mathematical model of nonlinear dynamics, the team analyzed data from censuses taken in nine different countries dating as far back as a century.
Los Angeles traffic jam
While the underlying cause of a jam might be an accident, a bottleneck, or drivers simply changing lanes on busy roads, it is how the drivers react in the cars behind that causes traffic to slow to a halt.
Why do rats live faster and die younger than humans? A newly discovered biological clock provides tantalizing clues.