Study: Words can deceive, but tone of voice cannot

A new computer algorithm can predict whether you and your spouse will have an improved or worsened relationship based on the tone of voice that you use when speaking to each other with nearly 79 percent accuracy.

What drives people to spend hours commuting to and from work?

There is indeed a glamorous side to the star performer who "spends half his life in the air between New York and Singapore." Then there is the reality of people who spend two hours every day in a train, bus or car. Sociologists ...

New CEO's gender may affect company performance, study finds

A CEO succession with a gender change may amplify the disruption of the CEO succession process and thus adversely affect company performance, according to a new study by strategic management experts at Rice University and ...

Climate change could benefit northern lizards

Higher temperatures result in Swedish sand lizards laying their eggs earlier, which leads to better fitness and survival in their offspring, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology.

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