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False positives: fraud and misconduct are threatening scientific research

False positives: fraud and misconduct are threatening scientific research | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
High-profile cases and modern technology are putting scientific deceit under the microscope...

Dirk Smeesters had spent several years of his career as a social psychologist at Erasmus University in Rotterdam studying how consumers behaved in different situations. Did colour have an effect on what they bought? How did death-related stories in the media affect how people picked products? And was it better to use supermodels in cosmetics adverts than average-looking women? (...) - by Alok Jha, The Guardian


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Playing Music as a Child Leads to Better Listening as an Adult

Playing Music as a Child Leads to Better Listening as an Adult | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
A new study indicates that musical instruction for just a few years during childhood can have long-lasting benefits...

This post looks at a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience that finds that "just one to five years of experience playing music as a child was associated with an improved cognitive ability in processing complex sounds as a young adult." 

This study supports the need for public education to provide music education, "[Along with] earlier research, we infer that a few years of music lessons also confer advantages in how one perceives and attends to sounds in everyday communication situations, such as noisy restaurants." For more information click through to the article.


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