We form stereotypes about other groups – perhaps to help make sense of a complex world. But stereotypes can lead to prejudice. This happens when we form faulty generalisations about other groups, and develop negative feelings towards them. Prejudices can be harmful – potentially causing hurtful personal interactions, and structural discrimination. Can we overcome prejudice – and how?
In this episode of HealthGamerGG host Dr. K discusses the research and theory behind the correlation between fasting and neurogenesis. Dr. K makes the claim that fasting may be the key factor for building new neural pathways and changing your behavior. In this board, we will uncover the research behind this idea. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAjI3uwmDtU&ab_channel=HealthyGamerGG
This board explores the research around changing your opinions and what external factors contribute to changing opinions.
Is honey toxic when cooked? Every once in a while I have a commenter pops up telling me that honey is toxic when cooked. The thought is that honey changes form with heating (this part is true) and that then it is toxic.
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The security of voting systems is essential to ensure a legitimate and trustworthy election. It is crucial that tools and procedures are put in place to safeguard the voting process. Common best practices should be adopted to ensure a transparent, free and fair election.
There is an urgent need to systematically evaluate the effectiveness of wearing masks to protect public health from COVID-19 infection
The newly enacted Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has mixed reviews on whether it will likely reduce the rapid inflation in the US. This board will review economist commentaries of the IRA.
Our ancestors evolved in wild settings and relied on the environment for survival, and this may explain our innate drive to connect with nature. This board highlights articles linking nature exposure to improved cognitive abilities and critical thinking among humans.
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