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Good-looking scientists perceived as ‘less able’: study

Good-looking scientists perceived as ‘less able’: study

By AFP MIAMI:  People are more interested in learning about the work of attractive scientists, but they see these good-looking researchers as less able than their average-appearing counterparts, a study suggested on Monday. The report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences [PNAS] highlights the biases that come with judging people on looks, […]

The many reasons that people are having less sex

The many reasons that people are having less sex

  The average sex life appears to be dwindling – and it may reflect some troubling anxieties at the heart of modern society, says Simon Copland. By Simon Copland We live in one of the most sexually liberated times of human history. Access to new technologies over the past 40 years, whether it is the […]

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

By News Desk Children who spend more time on social media are likely to feel less happy in most aspects of their lives, a study has revealed. The research, published in Social Science Research Network [SSRN], was conducted by a team of economists at the University of Sheffield who found that the use of social […]

Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Germany: study

Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Germany: study

By Reuters LONDON: Babies cry more in Britain, Canada, Italy and Netherlands than in other countries, while newborns in Denmark, Germany and Japan cry and fuss the least, researchers said on Monday. In research looking at how much babies around the world cry in their first three months, psychologists from Britain have created the first universal […]

Litigation made military courts less effective

Litigation made military courts less effective

ISLAMABAD: While the review petitions against about 30 convictions of the military courts are pending adjudication before the Supreme Court, political parties have started a debate on the revival of military’s power to court martial civilian terror suspects. During the last two years, only a few death sentences announced by the military courts were executed […]