Edu's stuff
Follow
Find
747 views | +0 today
Edu's stuff
Odds and ends
Curated by Eduardo Reyes
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Voters favor deep-voiced politicians

Voters favor deep-voiced politicians | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Candidates with lower-pitched voices may get more votes in the 2012 election. A new study by biologists and a political scientist shows that both men and women prefer political candidates with deeper voices.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Facebook's dark side

Facebook's dark side | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
For the average narcissist, Facebook "offers a gateway for hundreds of shallow relationships and emotionally detached communication," one expert says.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Friendly-to-a-fault, yet tense: Personality traits traced in brain

Friendly-to-a-fault, yet tense: Personality traits traced in brain | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Friendly to a fault, yet tense? A personality profile marked by overly gregarious yet anxious behavior is rooted in abnormal development of a circuit hub buried deep in the front center of the brain.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Understanding Why Autistic People May Reject Social Touch | Healthland | TIME.com

Understanding Why Autistic People May Reject Social Touch | Healthland | TIME.com | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
One of the hardest challenges for families facing autism is the problem of touch. Often, autistic children resist hugging and other types of physical contact, causing distress all around.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

10 Ways to Find More Hours in Your Day - by Dumb Little Man

10 Ways to Find More Hours in Your Day - by Dumb Little Man | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it

Just think what you could do with an extra hour or two each day: you could finally stick to an exercise routine, or spring-clean the house, or write your novel, or learn the guitar, or get a new qualification.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Distract Yourself | 5 Tips to Overcome Emotional Eating | Healthland | TIME.com

Distract Yourself | 5 Tips to Overcome Emotional Eating | Healthland | TIME.com | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it

A recent Finnish study found that women who had job burnout were more likely to turn to food for comfort and to eat uncontrollably, compared with women who weren’t overworked..


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2012 is Almost Here |

Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2012 is Almost Here | | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Known worldwide, this event is not to be missed by those involved in cultural content for children...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Errors in Production by Heike Bollig

Errors in Production by Heike Bollig | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Errors in Production
is an ongoing collection of a variety of products with individual manufacturing errors.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

The Boomerang Generation - Pew Research Center

The Boomerang Generation - Pew Research Center | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Large majorities of young adults ages 25 to 34 who are living at home with parents say they're satisfied with that arrangement and upbeat about their future finances.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Sleepy pilots, train operators and drivers

The people we trust to take us or our loved ones from place to place struggle with sleep, according to an new poll.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Health Behavior News Service - Single Men Spend Weekends Sitting & Watching TV

Health Behavior News Service - Single Men Spend Weekends Sitting & Watching TV | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it

Single, middle-aged people who live alone spend more time sitting. A new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine discovered that men tended to sit for longer periods watching TV on the weekends while women sat for longer periods doing activities such as reading or dining out. Unemployed people tended to spend more time sitting than employed people.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

The 10 Rules of Packing

The 10 Rules of Packing | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
When you’ve spent more than a decade on the road, you get asked some pretty interesting questions. The one query I get most, though, is about packing: what to take, what to leave, where to put it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

America Is Stealing the World’s Doctors

America Is Stealing the World’s Doctors | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Who wants to practice medicine in a country where they use power tools in surgery? The dilemma of doctors in the developing world.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Young children learn about prejudice by instruction, older children by experience

Young children learn about prejudice by instruction, older children by experience | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
For a six-year-old, one of the most powerful educational tools may be direct instruction, according to new research on how children learn about prejudice.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Watching Harry Potter films enhances creativity in children

Watching Harry Potter films enhances creativity in children | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Parents who feel guilty about letting their young children watch too many fantasy movies on TV can relax. Researchers have discovered that youngsters who watch films like Harry Potter improve their imagination and creativity.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

The Euro Crisis Is Hurting Cultural Groups

The Euro Crisis Is Hurting Cultural Groups | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Europe’s economic problems, and the austerity programs meant to address them, are forcing arts institutions there to curtail programs, tours and grants.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Foods' Aromas Might Help You Lose Weight: MedlinePlus

Foods' Aromas Might Help You Lose Weight: MedlinePlus | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Strong smells lead people to take smaller bites of food, which suggests that aroma might be used as a way to control portion size, new research suggests.

The study included volunteers who ate a custard-like dessert while they were exposed to different scents. The stronger the smell, the smaller the participants' bites of food, the Dutch researchers found.

The study was published March 20 in the journal Flavour.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Dogs Are Awesome (INFOGRAPHIC)

Dogs Are Awesome (INFOGRAPHIC) | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
This entertaining infographic is packed with fun facts about our best friends.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

How To Pull Good Things Out Of Others « Happiness in this World

How To Pull Good Things Out Of Others « Happiness in this World | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it

Who we are turns out to be largely a function of who we’re with. Have you ever noticed, for example, how you feel and behave one way with your family and another with your friends—and yet another with your co-workers and boss?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

How to Find the Best Seat

How to Find the Best Seat | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Airlines save their best seats for their best customers, but even if you’re not an elite flier, there are other ways to make yourself comfortable. Here are some strategies for finding the best seat.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

"España está a la cola de Europa en idiomas", según un estudio de la empresa EF Education First

"España está a la cola de Europa en idiomas", según un estudio de la empresa EF Education First | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
España está "a la cola de Europa en idiomas", según un estudio de la empresa EF Education First, a partir de una muestra de 3,4 millones de personas en 44 países, que confirma que confirma que "el inglés es la asignatura pendiente de la mayoría de...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Voters pick politicians with deeper voices

Voters pick politicians with deeper voices | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
A new study shows that both men and women prefer political candidates with deeper voices.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

When our eyes serve our stomach

When our eyes serve our stomach | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Our senses aren't just delivering a strict view of what's going on in the world; they're affected by what's going on in our heads. A new study finds that hungry people see food-related words more clearly than people who've just eaten.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

‘Mind Reading’: Are You Just the Sum of Your Brain’s Connections? | Healthland | TIME.com

‘Mind Reading’: Are You Just the Sum of Your Brain’s Connections? | Healthland | TIME.com | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Is the wiring pattern of your brain what makes you uniquely “you”?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Eduardo Reyes
Scoop.it!

Pass the Books. Hold the Oil.

Pass the Books. Hold the Oil. | Edu's stuff | Scoop.it
Education is a better economic driver than a country’s natural resources.
more...
No comment yet.