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The more friends you drink with... the more you drink

Sometimes it is useful to show in a well conducted study something which one suspects could well be true. A new study published today by the scientific journal Addiction shows that alcohol consumption of individuals appears ...

Mar 03, 2015
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The neural basis of 'being in the mood'

What determines receptivity or rejection towards potential sexual partners? For people, there are many factors that play a part, appearance, culture, age, are all taken into account. But what part does the internal state ...

Feb 12, 2015
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Can science finger a philanderer?

Are people naturally monogamous, polygamous or promiscuous? It's one of those questions that most people feel quite confident in answering. Ask a few people and you're likely to receive a variety of contradictory answers, ...

Feb 11, 2015
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Behavior or behaviour (see American and British spelling differences) refers to the actions and mannerisms made by organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with its environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the physical environment. It is the response of the system or organism to various stimuli or inputs, whether internal or external, conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.

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