One reader writes: "I just finished taking the research methods quiz , and I think the answers to two of the questions might be wrong. On the one question, I am thinking that the weakest relationship is indicated by -0.74 (c), and not +0.10 (a) as given in the quiz answers. For the other question, I am thinking that the strongest relationship is indicated by +0.79 (b), and not -0.98 (d) as given in the quiz answers. Or maybe I am simply missing a point." ... Read Full Post
Procrastination is one of those things that even the most well-organized and punctual fall victim to at some point or another. Think about the last time you found yourself watching television when you really should have been doing homework. While common, procrastination can have a detrimental impact on your life, including your grades. ... Read Full Post
Source: Social Psychology Network News Why are political advertisements increasingly negative, and is negativity always a bad thing? A new interactive website, AttackAds.org, aims to educate voters about attack ads and "dark money"—that is, campaign-related spending by groups that do not disclose their donors. The nonpartisan website includes an online quiz, parody attack ad, graphics, and other information intended for teachers, students, and members of the general public.
Source: ScienceDaily Walking workstations can improve not only physical, but also mental health during the workday, a new study has found. With growing concerns regarding obesity in the United States, the author hopes the study encourages employers to examine methods to assist workers in in healthy living.