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New research identifies role of mood in making decisions

In their study, Gross and his fellow researchers used a smartphone app to randomly survey the activities and moods of more than 60,000 people over an average of 27 days, and found that mood plays a strong role in how people decide to spend their time each day.

Common chemical can make male turtles behave like females

Common chemical can make male turtles behave like females

Exposure to a chemical used in many consumer products, including water bottles, can induce behavioural changes in turtles, reprogramming male turtle brains to exhibit behaviour common in females.

Stalking your ex on Facebook? You may be putting your mental health at stake!

Stalking your ex on Facebook? You may be putting your mental health at stake!

However, it's the stalking that people do after a breakup, that has made the news. As per a new study, trailing and tracking your ex's on Facebook could hamper your mental health.

Now flag multiple abusive Tweets at once

Now flag multiple abusive Tweets at once

The new change will be rolled out on iOS, Android and on twitter.com. Users worldwide are expected to get access to the feature in the coming weeks.

Narcissists more likely to commit sexual assaults: Study

Narcissists more likely to commit sexual assaults: Study

Men with traits of pathological narcissism are more likely to commit heinous sexual crimes like rapes, suggests new research.

Alcohol smell tempts us into boozing

Why is alcohol so addictive? According to a new study, for some people, the mere smell of booze can send them on a downwards spiral towards dependency.

Virtual reality may affect your behaviour, says a new study

Virtual reality may affect your behaviour, says a new study

Researchers have warned that immersion in virtual reality (VR) can cause behavioural changes in consumers that may last even after they leave the virtual environment.

Adult male gorillas 'sing' and 'hum' during supper

Adult male gorillas 'sing' and 'hum' during supper

Gorillas also 'sing' and 'hum' frequently while eating food, says a new study.

Every hour of sitting may up diabetes risk: Study

 Every extra hour a day spent sitting could increase the risk of developing diabetes by about a fifth, new study has warned.

Cross dressing, girlfriend stealing are all in genes

 Genes are responsible for making a different type of male ruff, a bird that breeds in Eurasia and winters in Africa, according to a new study.

Stress causes infants to resort to habits

Under stress, people are inclined to resort to habits, rather than try out new things, and the same is true for infants, a new study by psychologists from Germany's Ruhr University Bochum showed.

What your Facebook posts say about you

What your Facebook posts say about you

 Your Facebook posts say a lot about you or so, a new study from London's Brunel University said.

You are not irrational but just a quantum probabilistic!

You are not irrational but just a quantum probabilistic!

 What has quantum physics to do with human decision-making? A lot, say researchers, advising that the next time someone accuses you of making an irrational decision, just explain that you are obeying the laws of quantum physics.

Panel discussion: Speaker suspends 25 Congress MPs for unruly behaviour- Part II

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has suspended 25 Congress MPs for unruly behaviour In Parliament.

Panel discussion: Speaker suspends 25 Congress MPs for unruly behaviour

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has suspended 25 Congress MPs for unruly behaviour In Parliament.

Kate Moss slammed pilot as 'basic b***h' after being escorted off flight

Kate Moss slammed pilot as 'basic b***h' after being escorted off flight

 Kate Moss was recently escorted off a flight after she displayed "disruptive behaviour," but she didn't stop there. As she left, she called the pilot a "basic b***h."

Kate Moss escorted off flight for disruptive behaviour

Kate Moss escorted off flight for disruptive behaviour

 Supermodel Kate Moss was reportedly escorted off an EasyJet flight when it landed at London Luton airport, after she had allegedly become "disruptive".

Growing up with smokers doubles fagging risk

Researchers have found that that growing up in a home with a regular smoker nearly doubles the chances of a child becoming an adult smoker.

Omega-3 diet can curb anti-social behaviour in kids

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids commonly found in fish OILhelps reduce anti-social and aggressive behaviour problems in children, shows a promising research.

Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze apologises for sharing joke with Barcelona keeper

Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze apologises for sharing joke with Barcelona keeper

Bayern Munich striker Mario Gotze has apologised for his behaviour after his German club’s 0-3 loss to Barcelona in the first leg of the European Champions League semi-final on Wednesday night at the Camp Nou Stadium in the Spanish city.