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Bigger brain not a guarantee for the best jobs in the world: Researchers
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Bigger brain not a guarantee for the best jobs in the world: Researchers

This was a MRI-derived information about brain size in connection with cognitive performance test results

Shoppers prefer products with more reviews over high ratings on ecommerce platforms: Study
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Shoppers prefer products with more reviews over high ratings on ecommerce platforms: Study

By examining a large dataset of reviews from Amazon.com, the researchers were able to build a statistical model of how people should choose products.

Higher the testosterone, more impulsive men get, finds study
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Higher the testosterone, more impulsive men get, finds study

The study included 243 males who were randomly selected to receive a dose of testosterone gel or placebo gel before taking a cognitive reflection test.

Hero or villain: What your video game avatar says about you
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Hero or villain: What your video game avatar says about you

Participants played a game for 5 minutes in which they, as their avatars, were tasked with fighting enemies. Then, in a presumably unrelated study, they participated in a blind taste test.