these findings suggest that the case for altruistic punishment in humans—a view that has gained increasing attention in the biological and social sciences—has been overstated.
There has been a recent emphasis on content but little research supporting it — here is some. Also support for neuromarketing. Take Aways “An ad is only as strong as its central argument, which matters more than its audiovisual presentation This is the first time research has shown an association between cognition and brain activity […]
Marketers need to think a lot more about the behavioral and optimizing mechanics of buying and thus, principals of thermodynamics! “Abstract Recent advances in fields ranging from cosmology to computer science have hinted at a possible deep connection between intelligence and entropy maximization, but no formal physical relationship between them has yet been established. Here, […]
“Using a natural experimental design with three time points, we found that: when people change from a home context to a college context they are susceptible to the influence of the cognitive styles of those around them, even when the others are initially strangers This effect was shown at both 3 and 6 months and […]
from – Musical beauty and information compression: Complex to the ear but simple to the mind? Nicholas J Hudson
How children learn scientific thinking from their parents The key finding is that parents’ greater use of an evaluativist stance was strongly related to the amount that their children talked about evidence, explaining 49 per cent of the variance. Researchers in California have uncovered preliminary evidence for the way children acquire scientific “habits of thought” […]
“Individuals or groups who reject propositions on which a scientific or scholarly consensus exists can engage in denialism when they use rhetorical tactics to give the appearance of argument or legitimate debate, when in actuality there is none…
“Western-Style” Diet Lowers the Odds of Ideal Aging A newly published study suggests that a “Western-style” diet reduces a person’s likelihood of achieving older ages in good health, finding that avoidance of the “Western-type foods” might actually improve the possibility of achieving older ages free of chronic diseases and remaining highly functional.