Evan on September 2nd, 2007

A study from America has shown that where you live affects how heavy you are. Put starkly: the wealthier your neighbourhood the less likely you are to be overweight. (The figures from the study are that: for each additional $100,000 in the median price of homes, obesity rates in a given post code drop 2 […]

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Evan on September 1st, 2007

A study has found that religious and civic responsibility concepts lead to more altruistic behaviour. The experiments were conducted by Azim Shariff and Ara Norenzayan at the University of British Columbia in Canada. The experiments asked people to sort jumbled words. One group was given religious words or words to do with civic responsibility the […]

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