News tagged with judgments

Overweight people influenced by labels

Fat or obese? The labels we use to describe heavy-weight individuals can dramatically influence the judgments we make about people, a new study suggests.

dateDec 13, 2010 in Health
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WikiLeaks Julian Assange fights extradition

(AP) -- Lawyers for Julian Assange on Wednesday focused their fight against the WikiLeaks chief's extradition to Sweden on technicalities - trying to punch holes through the warrant seeking his arrest.

dateJul 13, 2011 in Internet
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Google: Belgian papers to appear in searches again

(AP) -- Google began allowing the Web sites of French-language Belgian newspapers to appear in its search results again on Monday, saying it had obtained the papers' legal consent to do so without repercussions.

dateJul 18, 2011 in Internet
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Data presentation and consumer confidence

Is it better to present data in percentages (80% of 70) or as a frequency (56 out of 70 times)? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, data presented in the frequency format leads to more accurate judgme ...

dateJul 20, 2010 in Social Sciences
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