Unfortunately, this means that drivers act more aggressively on the road when spotting cyclists.
- A new study in Australia shows that half of drivers don't rate cyclists as humans—this includes cyclists themselves.
- This research follows up on previous studies that show drivers act more aggressively toward cyclists after dehumanizing them.
- Cycling accidents in the US account for nearly 3 percent of all deaths on the roads.
This may be more common in mammals than we'd thought.
- Sun bears imitate each other's faces during play.
- This is the first time this has been seen in non-primate, non-domesticated animals.
- They're mostly solitary, so this is likely innate, as opposed to a learned behavior.
Here's how to set clear expectations about household management.
- When managing household tasks, its best to set clear expectations about whose job it is to take care of what.
- Often we do things we feel are important, and put less value on other tasks others may be doing — it's important to show appreciation to keep home maintenance a well-oiled machine.
- Often people feel it's not their responsibility to keep things maintained when others are acting similarly in a shared space.
Studies from neuroscience highlight how the brain both helps with and prevents collaboration.
- Neuroscientists identify the parts of the brain that affect our social decision-making.
- Guilt has a large affect on social interactions, find the researchers.
- To find ways to cooperate, people need to let go of fear and anxiety, suggest studies
Good quotes are powerful catalysts for positive actions.
- Quotes can be good reminders that we're not alone in our struggles.
- The most powerful quotes remind us that while failure is not optional, how we treat it is.
- Fail well and learn from it, the most successful figures remind us again and again.
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