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7 Body Language Habits of Successful People You Need to Adopt

7 Body Language Habits of Successful People You Need to Adopt | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
This is the key to success.
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Is America still an 'empathetic and generous giant'?

Is America still an 'empathetic and generous giant'? | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
A first-of-its-kind study that ranks nations by empathy puts the United States at No. 7, behind countries ranging from Peru to Korea to Saudi Arabia. The research was led by William Chopik, assistant professor of psychology.
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The Biggest Myth About P-Values | RealClearScience

The Biggest Myth About P-Values | RealClearScience | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Ninety years ago, Ronald Fisher changed science forever. With his book, Statistical Methods for Researchers, the eminent English statistician popularized P values for measurin
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These Are the 3 Types of American Nationalism

These Are the 3 Types of American Nationalism | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
We think of nationalism in pretty two-dimensional terms, but it’s actually a fairly complex psychological concept.
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“Race is something we make; it’s not something that makes us”, The Reith Lectures - BBC Radio 4

“Race is something we make; it’s not something that makes us”, The Reith Lectures - BBC Radio 4 | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Philosopher, Kwame Anthony Appiah says that genes are not inherited in racial packages.
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Human brain is predisposed to negative stereotypes, new study suggests

Human brain is predisposed to negative stereotypes, new study suggests | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Brain responds more strongly to information about unfavourably portrayed groups, offering clues as to how prejudice emerges and spreads, research shows
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How culture affects sleep

How culture affects sleep | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
How, when and with whom you slept last night largely depends on what country you woke up in this morning.
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Cognitive sophistication does not attenuate the bias blind spot. - PubMed - NCBI

Cognitive sophistication does not attenuate the bias blind spot. - PubMed - NCBI | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
J Pers Soc Psychol. 2012 Sep;103(3):506-19. doi: 10.1037/a0028857. Epub 2012 Jun 4. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
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How We Make Sense of Time

How We Make Sense of Time | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Long, short, forward and back: Our concepts of time—and how we process it in the brain—are based on our understanding of physical space, with some surprising cultural variations
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Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning

Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Understanding how deeply connected emotions are to learning can help reframe the conversation around what works in schools.
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'Racist' Gandhi statue banished from Ghana university campus

'Racist' Gandhi statue banished from Ghana university campus | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Accra academics win removal of Mahatma sculpture after petition denouncing Indian leader and saying African heroes ‘come first’
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How Much Can You Really Change After You Turn 30?

How Much Can You Really Change After You Turn 30? | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Changing gets harder, and goes slower, in adulthood. But you're not totally stuck with yourself.
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An investigation of the false discovery rate and the misinterpretation of p-values

An investigation of the false discovery rate and the misinterpretation of p-values | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
If you use p =0.05 to suggest that you have made a discovery, you will be wrong at least 30% of the time. If, as is often the case, experiments are underpowered, you will be wrong most of the time.
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The Kids Most Affected by Parenting Share a Personality Trait

The Kids Most Affected by Parenting Share a Personality Trait | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
“The very quality that appears to be a frailty in children may also be their strength.”
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Trump's Victory and the Neuroscience of Rage

Trump's Victory and the Neuroscience of Rage | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
To understand this election you must understand the brain’s threat detection mechanism
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Watch the Exact Moment When Eye Contact Goes From Friendly to Weird

Watch the Exact Moment When Eye Contact Goes From Friendly to Weird | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
It happens pretty quickly.
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Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
In Japanese classrooms, teachers consciously design tasks that are slightly beyond the capabilities of the students they teach, so the students can actually
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Australia is no longer the home of the 'fair go', says report

Australia is no longer the home of the 'fair go', says report | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Country is less fair, less safe and has more people in prison than comparable nations, says Community Council of Australia
Nick Stone's insight:
cultural regression to more feudal values
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Is America still an 'empathetic and generous giant'?

Is America still an 'empathetic and generous giant'? | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
A first-of-its-kind study that ranks nations by empathy puts the United States at No. 7, behind countries ranging from Peru to Korea to Saudi Arabia. The research was led by William Chopik, assistant professor of psychology.
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The surprising downsides of being clever

The surprising downsides of being clever | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Can a high IQ be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.
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A New Study Identifies How Intelligence Affects Prejudice (Hint: It Doesn't Lower It)

A New Study Identifies How Intelligence Affects Prejudice (Hint: It Doesn't Lower It) | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Turns out no one is immune to being prejudiced. New research suggests that people of higher and lower cognitive ability are equally inclined, but direct their prejudice towards different social groups.
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Pyne staffer among group arrested wearing 'budgie smugglers'

Pyne staffer among group arrested wearing 'budgie smugglers' | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
A staffer for Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne is among a group arrested after stripping down to swimmers emblazoned with the Malaysian flag at Sunday's Formula One race in Kuala Lumpur.
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We are guests in the world and should behave like ones

We are guests in the world and should behave like ones | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
When this assertion of our right as westerners to behave as we like, when we like, backfires, the results can be catastrophic.
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