The Rich Can't Read Emotions
The rich may seem to have it all, but the upper classes are not as good as the lower classes at reading the emotions of others, perhaps because the poor rely more on others to survive.
Although the educated and wealthy may seem to outperform the uneducated and poor, according to a recent article published in Psychological Science, there is one thing that the lower classes are superior at: reading the emotions of others. ... In one experiment, the psychological scientists used volunteers who worked at a university, some of whom had graduated college and others who had not. The volunteers were tested for emotion perception: They were instructed to look at pictures of faces and indicate which emotions each face displayed. The results show that people with more education performed worse on the task than people with less education.
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Tracking project establishes northern Argentina is wintering ground of Swainson's hawks
- Watch these six dots move across the map and be moved yourself: this is a story about coming of age, discovery, hardship, death and survival.
- Each dot is a tag attached to the talon of a Swainson's Hawk. We follow them on their very first migration, from northern California all the way down to Argentina.
- After one year, only one is still alive.
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