Higher status means you will live longer

Nobel Prize winners live longer than those who don’t win.

On average, Nobel Prize winners live 1.6 years longer than nominees who aren’t selected.  This finding is consistent with a causal link between status and longer lifespan, say Matthew D. Rablen and Andrew J. Oswald of the University of Warwick in the UK.

 

 

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Teens with Unpopular Names More Prone To Commit Crimes

Teens with Unpopular Names More Prone To Commit Crimes 

 

A new study in the journal Social Science Quarterly examined the relationship between first name popularity in adolescents and tendency to commit crime. Results show that, regardless of race, juveniles with unpopular names are more likely to engage in criminal activity.

David E. Kalist and Daniel Y. Lee of Shippensburg University analyzed state data by comparing the first names of male juvenile delinquents to the first names of male juveniles in the population.

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