Business linguistics: how to choose words which persuade

The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?
Leo Widrich, lifehacker.com

What’s actually going on in the brain when it processes language? And if words affect the mind in different ways, are some more persuasive than others? Buffer cofounder Leo Widrich dives into what the research has to say about this and…

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Career success for introverted makers

How to Use Introversion for Career and Personal Success
Alice Boyes, lifehacker.com

Introversion isn’t a flaw. In fact, introverts are powerful players in work and home life. Here, psychologist Alice Boyes shares how to use your natural personality traits towards success.Develop a Positive Overall View of Your Temperament …

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Cultural intelligence and why IQ tests are still irrelevant

IQ tests ‘do not reflect intelligence’
By Nick Collins, Science Correspondent, telegraph.co.uk

IQ tests are misleading because they do not accurately reflect intelligence, according to a study which found that a minimum of three different exams are needed to measure someone’s brainpower.

For more than a cen­tu­ry our intel­li­gence quo­ti…

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Creativity and social science critical to reform government gridlock

Innovating Policy with Creativity and Social Sciences
core77.com

Today’s glob­al finan­cial and social crises demand inno­va­tion not only in pub­lic ser­vices, but with­in the whole bureau­crat­ic, admin­is­tra­tive sys­tem of pub­lic gov­er­nance. In order to respond effec­tive­ly to a chang­ing con­text of…

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Sokanu uses science to find out what you’re good at

Sokanu Says Science Can Help You Find Your Dream Job
Eric Johnson, allthingsd.com

Why do you work where you do and are you happy there? If the answer is “no” for the sec­ond ques­tion, Spencer Thomp­son has a new answer for the first.

Thomp­son, 21, is the CEO of Vancouver-based Sokanu, which offi­cial­ly launch­es this week.…

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Gillian Tett, managing editor at FT, considers the cultural side of finance

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A social anthropologist who writes about finance for FT..

Gillian Tett – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

MIT Media Lab: Reality Mining

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MIT Media Lab: Reality Mining

This new center, part of the MIT Human Dynamics group, studies the ways we can use millions of sensors in portable devices already in common use to actually measure human behavior in real time. So, the end of psychology, the beginning of digital anthropology.

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Comparison of Internet forum software

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Comparison of Internet forum software – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Evolutionary curveball for curvy

A phylogenetic tree of living things.
A phylogenetic tree of living things. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Evolutionary curveball for curvy? – The Boston Globe.

Current issue of Current Anthropology links body shape, assertiveness and economic viability in recession.

UT Knoxville | Industrial and Information Engineering

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English: The relationship between Information Science, Computer Science, Information Systems and Management. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

UT Knoxville | Industrial and Information Engineering.

This program shows how industrial engineering and information engineering including Human factors specialization is very similar to information systems and computer science but a bit more focused on the interaction of people and environment and including