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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
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Not on Facebook? You Could be Deemed 'Dangerous'

Not on Facebook? You Could be Deemed 'Dangerous' | this curious life | Scoop.it
Virtually everyone is on Facebook! As of June 2012, there are approximately 955 million people on the rapidly growing social networking site and undoubtedly, the appeal of the networking site in the modern society is such that anyone who does not...
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Affluent people less likely to reach out to others in times of trouble?

Affluent people less likely to reach out to others in times of trouble? | this curious life | Scoop.it
Crises are said to bring people closer together. But a new study suggests that while the have-nots reach out to one another in times of trouble, the wealthy are more apt to find comfort in material possessions.

 

'"In times of uncertainty, we see a dramatic polarization, with the rich more focused on holding onto and attaining wealth and the poor spending more time with friends and loved ones," said Paul Piff, a post-doctoral scholar in psychology at UC Berkeley and lead author of the paper published online this month in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.'

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