Archives for March, 2012

DO BLONDES REALLY HAVE MORE FUN? SCIENCE PRODUCES A SURPRISING ANSWER

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH FINDS THAT HAIR COLOUR ISN'T SO TRIVIAL AFTER ALL IN ITS IMPACT ON YOUR LIFE

DO BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN? Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Raj Persaud We live in a society where we are meant to mouth polite platitudes when in company – that money doesn’t buy you happiness and that beauty is no more than skin deep. In the case of the last truism, in other words, that physical appearance […]

WHAT IS THE SECRET OF SUCCESS?

WHAT IS THE SECRET OF SUCCESS? NEW RESEARCH FROM THE FIELD OF EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY CASTS DOUBT THAT THE SECRET OF SUCCESS IS WHAT OUR LEADERS THINK IT IS DR RAJ PERSAUD If you had a choice, would you rather be a good brain surgeon, or a good parent? Would you rather be a good corporate […]

WHY SACHIN TENDULKAR DOESN’T WANT TO BE YOUR GOD

WHY SACHIN TENDULKAR DOES NOT WANT TO BE YOUR GOD   RAJ PERSAUD CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST   Sachin Tendulkar has been breaking records almost from the first time he twirled a cricket bat; with V.G. Kambli in 1988 he set a record as schoolboys, of 664 for any partnership. He had always been mature way beyond his years […]

HOW RACIST ARE YOU REALLY?

DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW RACIST THEY ARE? RAJ PERSAUD CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST The headlines ran along these lines all over the British media – ‘ Blood pressure drug reduces in-built racism’. Everyone was getting worked up following an intriguing study by researchers at Oxford University which found that Propanolol – a frequently prescribed cheap and relatively […]