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The elderly and the sick often receive lesser sentences for crimes

By | 2017-03-31T09:29:27+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Interesting Facts|Tags: |

It turns out that the elderly and the sick often receive lesser sentences for crimes because judges believe that this group does not present a big risk to the public.

They are less likely to commit a crime again. What more, judgment may affect them more than the young.

Analysis of the results revealed that, on average, they were condemned to 5-6 months less jail time than the young.

Mueller-Johnson, Katrin U., and Mandeep K. Dhami. „Effects of Offenders’ Age and Health on Sentencing Decisions.” Journal of Social Psychology 150, no. 1 (February 2010): 77-97.

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An experiment confirmed the assumption by a psychologist that children learn aggression from adults.

By | 2017-03-31T09:09:43+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Categories: Relationships|Tags: |

One group of children watched an adult model physical and verbal aggressive behavior. The second group watched a “peaceful” model. And a third group didn’t watch anybody. The study found that children in the “aggressive” group often imitated aggressiveness when they played with a doll, more so than the other groups.

The aggressive behavior of an adult had a greater impact on boys than girls.

Bandura, A., Ross, D., & Ross, S. A. (1961). Transmission of aggression through imitation of aggressive models. The Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 63, 575-582.

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Children born to women who are forty years old are smarter.

By | 2017-03-29T09:38:47+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success|Tags: , |

Research between 1958 and 1970 showed that children born to mothers aged 25-29 years received the best results on tests.

Another large study in 2001 showed that the results had turned.

According to scientists, today’s women over 40 years old are more resourceful than young mothers. They are better educated and normally they know what they want.

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Time is also a principal factor for wealthy people as well as money.

By | 2017-03-28T11:36:23+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success|Tags: , |

Corley says that “Investment of our time on anything is lost forever”.

Try to avoid wasting your time on less important app such as end watching Netflix or Instagram posts. you can be selective about the type of app you access. Once you handle time as the greatest risk, you become more exposed on how to spend your time.

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life. Strategies that Transformed 177 Average People into Self-Made Millionaires„. Tom Corley badał codzienne nawyki 233 bogatych milionerów. Porównał ich wyniki z 128 biednymi, którzy rocznie zarabiają poniżej 35.000$.

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Corley says that self-made successful millionaires engage in many streams of income.

By | 2017-03-27T09:40:50+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success|Tags: , |

 Sixty-five percent of millionaires have at least three sources of income. They do this before making their first million dollars.

Side-business or income-generating investments like real estates are good. Diversifying sources of income allows you to weather the economic downturns that occur.

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life. Strategies that Transformed 177 Average People into Self-Made Millionaires„. Tom Corley badał codzienne nawyki 233 bogatych milionerów. Porównał ich wyniki z 128 biednymi, którzy rocznie zarabiają poniżej 35.000$.

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Research shows that a 89 percent of self-made millionaires sleeps well.

By | 2017-03-26T15:04:13+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success, Productivity|Tags: , |

They sleep above seven to eight hours per night.

Corley explains how sleep is a function of success. He laid emphasis on how sound sleep boosts memory and creative thinking. Albert Einstein spends at least 10 hours to sleep at night.

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life. Strategies that Transformed 177 Average People into Self-Made Millionaires“. Tom Corley investigated the daily habits of 233 self-made and rich millionaires. He compared the results with that of 128 poorer people with annual earnings below $35,000. This was quite easy since he is an accountant and financial planner.

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The process of people becoming self-made millionaires is not a mistake.

By | 2017-03-26T04:38:57+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success|Tags: , , |

It’s based on hard work. Corley concluded that 80% of self-made millionaire are persistent. They think about how to achieve their daily and long term goals.

You should avoid putting your hope and trust on someone else. You should also avoid spending most of your precious time relying on them”. Discover your own dreams and goals as you take a positive step towards achieving them.

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life. Strategies that Transformed 177 Average People into Self-Made Millionaires“. Tom Corley investigated the daily habits of 233 self-made and rich millionaires. He compared the results with that of 128 poorer people with annual earnings below $35,000. This was quite easy since he is an accountant and financial planner.

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A study has found how we may have difficulty judging our own abilities.

By | 2017-03-25T11:58:04+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , |

The study used a set of mini-games to test a person’s skill. They played with a pair of other researches, with or against them. The researchers were not actually playing. The games they played had predetermined endings.

Some of the games the researchers won. Some of them the test players won.

When we’re competing with a strong player, we tend to downgrade our own ability. But when that player is on our team, we see ourselves as better than we really are.

 

Marco K. Wittmann, Nils Kolling, Nadira S. Faber, Jacqueline Scholl, Natalie Nelissen, Matthew F. S. Rushworth “Self-Other Mergence in the Frontal Cortex during Cooperation and Competition” Neuron, Volume 91, July 2016

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Walking will help your mood

By | 2017-03-24T17:17:11+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Healthy|Tags: |

A study on college students found that walking will improve mood. This study had groups under varied conditions walk around campus.

Students who spent 12 minutes walking around campus or inside buildings reported a more positive mood than others.

They reported having more vigor, self-confidence, and attentiveness after the walk.

Others spent the same amount of time sitting and looking at photographs or watching a video of the same campus.

 

Miller JC, Krizan Z “Walking facilitates positive affect (even when expecting the opposite).” Emotion, August 2016

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Sugar causes overeating and obesity

By | 2017-03-24T14:33:32+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Healthy|Tags: , , |

A study finds that exercise doesn’t make you lose weight.

In society at large there seems to be a problem with overeating. A statistical analysis shows why.

This overeating isn’t due to just an excess of foods. People tend to eat until they are full, but it turns out that there are foods that keep us from feeling full. Sugar, especially in drinks, overrides our sense of feeling full.

Even things like fruit juice contain far too much sugar and will not make you feel full.

Amy Luke, Richard S Cooper Physical activity does not influence obesity risk: time to clarify the public health message International Journal of Epidemiology, July 2013

 

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