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Children more likely to follow instructions if put on a piece of paper

Children more likely to follow instructions if put on a piece of paper | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The study, run by the Boston and Nottingham (pictured) universities, revealed children follow instructions better if they are written, not spoken.
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Women trust the fit of their jeans to tell if they've put on weight

Women trust the fit of their jeans to tell if they've put on weight | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Experts say women rely on the fit of their clothes as they're more concerned about their appearance than their weight, while half of men stick to the scales to gauge if they've piled on the pounds.
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Most popular babies' names revealed state-by-state

Most popular babies' names revealed state-by-state | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Parents in 22 separate states chose to call their newborn girls Emma - while the best-ranked male name, Noah, won the hearts of those in nine states, according to birth data compiled from 2014.
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'Dad's middle name?' Security questions aren't secure, Google study says

'Dad's middle name?' Security questions aren't secure, Google study says | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
An attacker has a 1 in 5 chance of guessing on the first try an English-speakers answer to "What is your favorite food?"
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How men find 'frumpy' items surprisingly attractive

How men find 'frumpy' items surprisingly attractive | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In an article entitled '7 Decidedly Unsexy Things You Wear That Actually Turn Men On', male writer Pat Long claims that items such as the turtleneck, workout clothes and button-downs are sexy.
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Kids who are bullied more likely to be unhealthy: study

Kids who are bullied more likely to be unhealthy: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Victims of childhood bullying are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults and have a higher risk of developing heart disease.
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Want a Job After College? Think Farming

Want a Job After College? Think Farming | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Dire news about drought in the West and avian flu in the Midwest may lead Americans to believe farming is struggling. They'd be wrong. The industry is thrivi...
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Should your office pipe in the sound of WATERFALLS? Researchers say natural sounds can improve productivity and boost brainpower

Should your office pipe in the sound of WATERFALLS? Researchers say natural sounds can improve productivity and boost brainpower | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Playing natural sounds such as flowing water into open plan offices could boosts moods and improve employees brainpower, researchers have found.
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More Southern Drivers Are Posting Selfies Behind The Wheel

More Southern Drivers Are Posting Selfies Behind The Wheel | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The driver in the lane next to you with his cellphone out is probably not only just texting his mother. He may also be posting a video of his driving
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A third of men FAKE working hard in the office, but still get promoted

A third of men FAKE working hard in the office, but still get promoted | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at Boston University found a third of men who claim to work 80-hour weeks, only clock around 50 to 60 hours, but still get the same rewards because they do so secretly.
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No coo, coo, ba, ba for you? Baby babble not a dad thing

No coo, coo, ba, ba for you? Baby babble not a dad thing | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Many dads are spending far more time with their little ones these days, but even with all that bonding time, they haven't picked up baby-talk, a new study shows.
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Why parents should stop hoping their kids will get married

Why parents should stop hoping their kids will get married | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Millennials aren't getting married--and don't really plan to
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The terrible two's are REAL: Toddlers know they are throwing tantrums

The terrible two's are REAL: Toddlers know they are throwing tantrums | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Toddlers as young as 2 understand that the sounds they make influence the people around them - although researchers admit 'whether a toddler chooses to be quiet is different.'
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Shift workers are 'more likely to be fat and suffer diabetes'

Shift workers are 'more likely to be fat and suffer  diabetes' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A lack of sleep is generally the root cause of the health problems associated with shift work, the University of Wisconsin study found.
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The secret to being a happy wife? A husband who goes to the gym 

The secret to being a happy wife? A husband who goes to the gym  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Wives are less likely to feel depressed if their spouse goes to the gym - even if they themselves do little exercise, researchers from Yale University School of Public Health found.
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Want to take two years off your age in an instant? Simply smile

Want to take two years off your age in an instant? Simply smile | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
2,000 people were asked to guess the ages of 12 women aged between 28 and 69. Those who were pictured smiling were consistently thought to look up to two years younger than their real ages.
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Elite athletes' brains 82% faster than others': study

Elite athletes' brains 82% faster than others': study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Elite athletes are blessed with an area of the brain that performs 82 percent faster than average under intense pressure, a study claims.
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Scrabble's not what it wuz. Text speak and street slang score points

Scrabble's not what it wuz. Text speak and street slang score points | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scrabble is about to include text-speak and street slang in a raft of new words for its ever expanding dictionary. Why? Because it has to stay dench, obvs.
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Infographic reveals what your signature says about you

Infographic reveals what your signature says about you | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
According to handwriting analysts, signatures can reveal a lot about your personality - in both life and business.
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More Americans are using social media to connect with politicians

More Americans are using social media to connect with politicians | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Overall, 16% of registered voters follow candidates for office, political parties, or elected officials on a social networking site.
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FBI Study Says Seeking Love Online Often Leads to Heartache — and Fraud

FBI Study Says Seeking Love Online Often Leads to Heartache — and Fraud | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Social media scams and cruel cons that target lonely hearts to rob them blind were the leading drivers of Internet fraud in 2014, the FBI reported Tuesday in...
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Do You Need to Wash New Clothes Before Wearing Them?

Do You Need to Wash New Clothes Before Wearing Them? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A dermatologist has advice on how to handle clothing you just bought.
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America's deadliest jobs revealed... and they're not what you think

America's deadliest jobs revealed... and they're not what you think | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Fishers, loggers and pilots are most likely to die at work, U.S. data shows, but garbage workers die four times more often than firemen, and taxi drivers are more likely to be killed than cops.
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The FATHERS suffering post-natal depression: Long hours and financial pressures mean many can't bond with their baby

The FATHERS suffering post-natal depression: Long hours and financial pressures mean many can't bond with their baby | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at Oxford University said fathers were often side-lined after a birth, depriving them of opportunities to act as a co-parent in feeding and nappy-changing.
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