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... for Halloween "Parents who plan to encourage giving up candy should be sure not to take it right away, says Brian Wansink, a Cornell University food behavior scientist and author of "Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think." [http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/10/29/halloween-doesnt-have-to-be-gorge-fest-to-be-fun/#ixzz1cDoO0PCj According to this article], there is a "psychology principle called "the endowment effect." It refers to kids feeling a sense of ownership and putting a high value on candy they haul in.&nbsp; &nbsp; <small>[[Did You Know | &rarr; more "Did You Know"s...]]</small></td>
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fun facts updated weekly every Sunday

... "Feelings of power help people think more analytically", at least that is a conclusion from a recent study in which subjects asked to remember instances where they exerted control over others subsequently showed my analytical thinking compared to those asked to remember instances where they had been controlled by others.                        → more "Did You Know"s...

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  Article of the Month:   January

Inductive-Deductive Scale
"Scale was developed to determine whether learner's cognitive preference was inductive or deductive. Cognitive preference is distinct from aptitude and cognitive style, and the term cognitive preference as used in this paper refers to a conscious decision which the subjects were forced to make, thus suggesting a relative rather than an absolute preference"...   (More...)
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