“Identifying Influential and Susceptible Members of Social Networks” – Science Mag

Identifying Influential and Susceptible Members of Social Networks June 21, 2012 A representative sample of 1.3 million Facebook users showed that: younger users are more susceptible than older users, men are more influential than women, women influence men more than they influence other women, and married individuals are the least susceptible to influence in the decision […]

MUTLTITASKING MAY HURT YOUR PERFORMANCE, BUT IT MAKES YOU FEEL BETTER

MUTLTITASKING MAY HURT YOUR PERFORMANCE, BUT IT MAKES YOU FEEL BETTER (excerpts) COLUMBUS, Ohio – People aren’t very good at media multitasking but do it anyway because it makes them feel good, a new study suggests. The findings showed that multitasking often gave the students an emotional boost, even when it hurt their cognitive functions, […]

Psychopath Brain Missing Empathy, Guilt Shame Parts, Of Course

  The brains of psychopaths showed: less gray matter in the anterior rostral prefrontal cortex and temporal poles These areas of the brain are activated when people think about moral behavior and they are responsible for empathy and understanding other people’s emotions and intentions They also influence a response to fear and self-conscious emotions such […]