- In recognizing faces, the whole is not greater than the sum of its parts
- Environmentally friendly cleaning and washing
- Bias in decision-making leads to poor choices and possibly depression
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 11:01 AM PST
How do we recognize a face? To date, most research has answered "holistically": we look at all the features -- eyes, nose, mouth -- simultaneously and, perceiving the relationships among them, gain an advantage over taking in each feature individually.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 07:48 AM PST
More and more everyday products are based on renewable resources, with household cleaners now containing active cleaning substances made from plant oils and sugar. These fat and dirt removers are especially environmentally friendly and effective when produced using biotechnology, with the aid of fungi and bacteria.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 02:48 PM PST
When faced with making a complicated decision, our automatic instinct to avoid misfortune can result in missing out on rewards, and could even contribute to depression, according to new research.
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