Posts about Research
  • 1 Jan 0001 On Your Life Expectancy : Chronic Behaviors and Longevity Returns

    Everyone says that smoking can drastically reduce your life expectancy by introducing all sorts of complications, but the question is: how much of your life are you sacrificing, stick by stick? Know the answer to this question and for many other chronic behaviors by reading on!

  • 9 Oct 2013 On W.H. Taft Residences : Always the bridesmaid, never the bride

    A building along Taft Avenue, W.H. Taft Residences, is still under construction after nearly 7 years, serving as a prime example of why diversified conglomerates should be wary of putting their foot in the real estate and construction industry, where stretched operating cycles require special attention.

  • 12 Oct 2013 On Crappy Opinion Polls and Belt Tightening

    Online opinion surveys, especially about objectively determinable facts, are at the fringes of proper research. Why ask people what's in their shopping carts when you can just see for yourself?

  • 22 Jan 2014 On Hot Hands and Shooting Streaks : Does "momentum" in basketball really exist?

    Basketball fans and players alike will attest to the 'hot hand' phenomenon, where the chances or a player making the shot are much higher following a series of successful shots than the chances following a miss. In this article, we feature a journal article that debunks this phenomenon as merely a figment of fans' imaginations.

  • 29 Jan 2014 On Maximizing Your Interview Chances : Schedule it right after a break

    If you have an interview coming up, whether it be for a job, award, or in this particular study, parole, your chances are best when the interviewers are fresh from a break. A group of researchers at the National Academy of Sciences confirmed what we had suspected all along - happy tummies make happy decisions. Read on to find out more!

  • 22 Feb 2014 On Corruption and Collusion : Immoral acts are more likely when there are others with which to share the blame

    "They say corruption is 'infectious,' and you risk being 'eaten up by the system' when you enter government. In this article, we take a look at evidence that reveals how individual morality can be dampened if you have cohorts to share the blame with you, among other factors."