Posts Tagged ‘study’

Looking At Cute Animals Can Boost Productivity

From the “you can’t make this stuff up department” over at LifeScience: Previous studies have shown that humans slow down their speech when talking to babies, and the Japanese researchers speculated that viewing the cute images may have had a similar effect — slowing the behavior of the students who saw the cute baby animal […]

Wi-Fi Usage Worldwide

From telecompetitor: Wi-Fi network use will nearly double in homes around the world come 2016, according to new Strategy Analytics research. Already used in some 439 million households worldwide, equivalent to 25% of all households, Wi-Fi home network penetration will expand to 42%, reaching nearly 800 million by 2016, according to the “Broadband and Wi-Fi […]

The Myth Of The “Internet Generation”

I’m glad to see more evidence dispelling the myth that there is a generation that is so tuned into the Internet they put others to shame. There’s no such thing as “digital natives” or an “Internet generation”. There were no “automotive natives”, “electric natives”, “movable type natives”, or any other “[insert technical revolution] natives” in […]

Monkey Cocaine Research

Buried in an article on stimulus spending: Then there is the project listed at No. 28 by the senators — $71,623 to researchers at Wake Forest University to see how monkeys react to cocaine. Titled “Effect of Cocaine Self-Administration on Metabotropic Glutamate Systems,” the project calls for monkeys to self-administer drugs while researchers monitor and […]

IDK My BFF…. zzzz

eMarketer on research from Oxygen Media Insights Group: More than a third of female social media users ages 18 to 34 had fallen asleep with their PDA in their hands or reported regularly checking Facebook first thing in the morning. I get that females especially that age group are the more social demographic, we’ve seen […]

To much studying

To much studying to do… not much playtime. Weekend soon… not sure how much fun time I will get then either. Busy weekend me thinks.