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New study finds that instant messaging, in fact, effectively communicates what you are feeling, and that your mood can affect the mood of the person you are chatting with. 

A survey shows that overweight women who seek medical help often end up feeling embarrassed, less than human and dismissed. This was mainly due to the dismissive attitude of health care personnel, and the difficulties with finding equipment that fit their size.

Thinking actually makes you hungry. A study using Canadian students showed that performing mental tasks increased their appetite significantly.


October 25, 2008 - Posted by | General Science, Medicine, Psychology | , , , , , , , ,

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