Archives for December, 2012

THE BEST NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION IS TO RESOLVE TO SURVIVE – NEW EVIDENCE THAT CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR ELEVATE YOUR CHANCES OF DYING by Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen

The best New Year’s Resolution is to resolve to survive – new evidence that Christmas and New Year elevate your chances of dying. Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen A study published by academics at the University of California has established that Christmas and New Year are significant risk factors for death. Using all official  U.S. […]

The Psychology of Christmas Presents – what does your present reveal about you – what does theirs say about them? Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham

The Psychology of Christmas Presents – what does your present say about you – what does theirs say about them?   Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham   Scrooge exists and is stalking the corridors of academe. Finance and behaviour experts complain that gift giving at Christmas should not happen, theoretically, because it’s highly irrational.   […]

SEXUAL REGRET – THE LATEST RESEARCH REVEALS HOW MEN AND WOMEN FEEL SORRY ABOUT SEX

SEXUAL REGRET – THE LATEST RESEARCH REVEALS HOW MEN AND WOMEN FEEL SORRY ABOUT SEX Raj Persaud and Adrian Furnham   When asked to describe one memorable regret in their lives, a recent large survey found the most common qualm amongst a nationally representative poll of North Americans, involved ‘‘romance’’. This covered love, sex, dating […]