Tag Archives: Behavioural sciences

06Apr/15

115 year-old in Michigan takes “world’s oldest person” crown

(REUTERS) – Jeralean Talley credits her long life to her faith.

With the death this week of Gertrude Weaver in Arkansas at the age of 116, 115-year-old Ms. Talley is now reportedly the world’s oldest person.
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16Feb/15

Virtual body-swapping could tackle racial bias

EGHAM, SOUTH EAST ENGLAND, UK / BARCELONA, SPAIN (REUTERS) – It’s hard to imagine having a body part with a different skin colour to your own – isn’t it?

In fact, it’s surprisingly easy to “trick” people into thinking they have a foreign body part.

And once that’s achieved, psychologists have found that racist attitudes can be diminished.
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