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.
Delay, deny and deflect were the strategies Facebook has used to navigate scandals it's faced in recent years, according to the New York Times.
- The exhaustive report is based on interviews with more than 50 people with ties to the company.
- It outlines how senior executives misled the public and lawmakers in regards to what it had discovered about privacy breaches and Russian interference in U.S. politics.
- On Thursday, Facebook cut ties with one of the companies, Definers Public Relations, listed in the report.
Protected animals are feared to be headed for the black market.
Dogs' floppy ears may be part of why they and other domesticated animals love humans so much.
- Nearly all domestic animals share several key traits in addition to friendliness to humans, traits such as floppy ears, a spotted coat, a shorter snout, and so on.
- Researchers have been puzzled as to why these traits keep showing up in disparate species, even when they aren't being bred for those qualities. This is known as "domestication syndrome."
- Now, researchers are pointing to a group of a cells called neural crest cells as the key to understanding domestication syndrome.
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