Study reveals inner workings of cricket teams

Do batsmen put personal glory before their team? A study by QUT researchers found cricket batsmen who were close to reaching personal milestones were likely to alter their strategy in a way which, at first sight, seems detrimental ...

Study refutes theory linking cognition, genes and income

Researchers have cast doubt on a widely-held belief that connects family income with cognitive development, according to a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

How much does infrastructure boost an economy?

Before 1870, India barely had railroads. It didn't have many canals either, and only a small percentage of the population lived along the three main rivers. So when goods needed to be transported, people used steer, which ...

Study finds simple ways to increase participation in EITC

It is estimated that roughly seven million Americans each year—or 25 percent of those eligible—fail to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the primary channel through which the government supports the working poor. ...

Consequences of driving drunk are paying off

Punishments for drivers whose blood alcohol content is measured above legal thresholds for impairment have reduced the likelihood of repeat offenses, says a University of Oregon economist.

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