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Trust is a vital part of everyday life. If you can't trust anyone, than your life can be lonely. But, if you trust too many people, it's easy to be betrayed or let down. Laci hangs out to discuss the surprising link between one's level of intelligence and their willingness to trust others. Read More: Where Trust is High, Crime and Corruption are Low http://www.pewglobal.org/2008/04/15/where-trust-is-high-crime-and-corruption-are-low/ "'Trust,' political scientist Eric Uslaner has written, 'is the chicken soup of social life.'" 'Intelligent People Are More Likely to Trust Others' http://www.ox.ac.uk/media/news_releases_for_journalists/140312.html "Intelligent people are more likely to trust others, while those who score lower on measures of intelligence are less likely to do so, says a new study." Generalized Trust and Intelligence in the United States http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0091786 "Generalized trust refers to trust in other members of society; it may be distinguished from particularized trust, which corresponds to trust in the family and close friends." Watch More: Are You Emotionally Intelligent? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmz9Yb9dWck TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-440-skipping-meals?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Are Women Without Kids Smarter? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OSgxU6MHQk ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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The key to being a creative genius is to lie and cheat! New research shows a surprising link between creativity and dishonesty. Join Anthony as he discusses how breaking rules allows you to become a better artist! Read More: Evil Genius? How Dishonesty Can Lead to Greater Creativity http://pss.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/02/18/0956797614520714.abstract "We propose that dishonest and creative behavior have something in common: They both involve breaking rules. Because of this shared feature, creativity may lead to dishonesty (as shown in prior work), and dishonesty may lead to creativity (the hypothesis we tested in this research)." The Dark Side of Creativity: Original Thinkers Can be More Dishonest http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Publication%20Files/11-064.pdf "Creativity is a common aspiration for individuals, organizations, and societies. Here, however, we test whether creativity increases dishonesty." Dishonesty and Creativity: Two Sides of the Same Coin? http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140220083336.htm "Lying about performance on one task may increase creativity on a subsequent task by making people feel less bound by conventional rules, according to new research." Watch More: Creatives Are More Messy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjuTD_g2nRg TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-231-how-too-many-screens-affect-our-brain?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC Is Creativity Inherited? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BFgu09uQ40 ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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There's a whole lot more to left handedness than you possibly realized. In this DNews video, Anthony recounts some of the craziest facts about lefties! Read More: Left-Handedness Stumps Science http://news.yahoo.com/left-handedness-stumps-science-205805054.html "They make up a stable fraction of the population, yet their presence is often invisible: left-handers." Two hands writing two different languages http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20697278 "Chen Siyuan, 24, an ambidextrous translator from Handan in China's northern Hebei province, has a remarkable ability to write with both hands, at the same time." The 18 Worst Things For Left-Handed People http://www.buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulos/the-18-worst-things-for-left-handed-people "I can no longer be silent on the daily oppression of the left-handed community! Hear our pain, world!" ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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We've all heard about the supposed relationship between confidence and knowledge - but is it true? Two researchers think they've found the answer. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://people.howstuffworks.com/decisions-groups-decisions-alone.htm Share on Facebook: http://goo.gl/SBM7wy Share on Twitter: http://goo.gl/tz0IoH Subscribe: http://goo.gl/ZYI7Gt Visit our site: http://www.brainstuffshow.com Hey, BrainStuff, it’s me, Ben. If you’re like most people, you think you’re very good at some things, and are able to admit you’re less good at others. You probably think you’re superbly talented in one or two areas - and hey, you might be right. You try to be honest with yourself about your strong points and your weak ones. You likely shake your head in pity at people you see as, well, stupid. “Why do they keep dumbing everywhere?” you ask yourself, “Why don’t they understand that they’re bad at doing stuff? There is an answer, but you might not like it. And this answer doesn’t just apply to people you think of as “dumb”. It applies to everyone on Earth… including you and me. It’s not a matter of intelligence, necessarily– a difficult thing to measure– but it is related to “competence”, the ability to do something well. In 1999 a psychologist named David Dunning and his grad assistant Justin Kruger tested a group of students in several categories: “the ability to think logically, to write grammatically, and to spot funny jokes”. They also asked the students to rate their skills in these categories. That’s when they noticed something weird. The people scoring below average on these tests weren’t just incompetent in these categories – they also didn’t know they were incompetent. And here’s the kicker: the less competent they were, the MORE competent they ranked themselves. This is a phenomenon called “illusory superiority” (which sounds like the name of a Radiohead B-Side, but isn’t, as far as we know). Instead, this is a cognitive bias wherein people tend to rate their own abilities as above-average. You know, like how everyone’s thinks they’re a good driver or believes they have a great sense of humor. Multiple studies have proven this effect in everything from firearms to college debates and med students’ opinions of their interviewing skills. It doesn’t seem to matter what specific skill we’re talking about – the less a person knows about it, the more likely they are to overestimate their knowledge. While Dunning and Kruger popularized this effect in modern society, they weren’t the first people to notice the relationship between confidence, modesty and skill. Philosophers throughout the ages have contemplated this idea, like Bertrand Russell, who famously wrote “The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.” And here’s another weird thing. People with actual competency are likely to actually underestimate their abilities. Researchers believe this modesty comes because competent people are more aware of how much they don’t actually know, as well as their field in general. They also consistently overestimate the performance ability of others. It all goes back to one primary thing – metacognition. Metacognition is the ability to be aware of and understand your own thought process. In other words, the ability to think about how you think. People tend to evaluate themselves through what Dunning and Kruger call a “top-down” approach. Instead of objectively measuring their performance, people start with their preconceived notions of their skill and use that belief to evaluate their performance. SOURCES: http://psych.colorado.edu/~vanboven/teaching/p7536_heurbias/p7536_readings/kruger_dunning.pdf http://people.howstuffworks.com/human-intelligence-info.htm http://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/lessons-from-dunning-kruger/ http://psycnet.apa.org/?&fa=main.doiLanding&doi=10.1037/0022-3514.77.6.1121 http://petapixel.com/2014/10/13/dunning-kruger-peak-photography/ http://www.psych.nyu.edu/jost/Zuckerman%20&%20Jost%20(2001)%20What%20Makes%20You%20Think%20You're%20So%20Popular1.pdf
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C diff infection kills thousands of people every year, and antibiotics don’t effectively treat this infection! Could taking pills of frozen poop lead to a cure? Tara reveals why people are taking poop pills. Read More: Oral, Capsulized, Frozen Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Relapsing Clostridium difficile Infection http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1916296 “Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has been shown to be effective in treating relapsing or refractory Clostridium difficile infection, but practical barriers and safety concerns have prevented its widespread use.” Bacterial medicine is starting to emerge http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21565586-bacterial-medicine-starting-emerge-bugs-system “ONE of the crucial transitions of modern health care was from herbal to chemical medicine.” Watch More: What’s In Poop? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0rWAFfQMYU Why You Have a Poop Schedule https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rATZRRpxs-o ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Download the TestTube app: http://www.dne.ws/1lMxL1j It seems like everyone knows someone who is incredibly smart, but also smokes a lot of pot! Is there a link between someone's intelligence and their likelihood to smoke marijuana? Trace was curious and did some digging of his own to find out. Read More: High Childhood IQ Linked to Subsequent Illicit Drug Use, Research Suggests http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/111114221018.htm "A high childhood IQ may be linked to subsequent illegal drug use, particularly among women, new research suggests." Smart Women Smoke More Weed - It's Science! http://jezebel.com/5859699/smart-women-smoke-more-weed--its-science "A new study supports what that kid slouching in the back of math class with the black clothes and the copy of Das Kapital always claimed: smart people are more likely to do drugs." Study: Intelligence, cognition unaffected by heavy marijuana use http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/2001/10.11/marijuana.html "The new study of cognitive changes caused by heavy marijuana use has found no lasting effects 28 days after quitting." Hyper-priming in cannabis users: a naturalistic study of the effects of cannabis on semantic memory function http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20122742 "Psychotic symptoms have theoretically been linked to semantic memory impairments in patients with schizophrenia." Does Marijuana Make You Stupid? http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/08/does-marijuana-make-you-stupid/ Marijuana is currently regulated by the United States government as a Schedule I drug, placing it in the same category as heroin, MDMA and LSD." Pot-smoking students better at school than 'marginalized' tobacco-smoking peers http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/pot-smoking-students-better-at-school-than-marginalized-tobacco-smoking-peers-1.1745098 "Students who only smoke marijuana do better at school than classmates who smoke just tobacco, or who smoke both tobacco and pot, says a new study, which tracked substance use among teens over 30 years." Cannabis Use and Cognitive Function: 8-Year Trajectory in a Young Adult Cohort http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21749524 Neuropsychological Performance in Long-term Cannabis Users http://archpsyc.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=481834&resultClick=3 "Although cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States, its long-term cognitive effects remain inadequately studied." Intelligence Across Childhood in Relation to Illegal Drug Use in Adulthood: 1970 British Cohort Study http://jech.bmj.com/content/66/9/767 "Recent reports have linked high childhood IQ scores with excess alcohol intake and alcohol dependency in adult life, but the relationship with illegal drug use in later life is relatively unknown." Intelligence in early adulthood and mortality from natural and unnatural causes in middle-aged Danish men http://jech.bmj.com/content/68/2/130 "High intelligence early in life has consistently been associated with decreased mortality, but the mechanisms are still not fully understood. In this cohort study, we examined the association between intelligence in early adulthood and later mortality from natural and unnatural causes taking birth weight, parental socioeconomic position, participants' own education and body mass index into account." Watch More: Can you OD on Weed? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGeOJ0fvpT0 TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-114-why-do-we-blush?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Why Pot Makes You Lazy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwqsdpCXt0c ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Suicide is a serious issue all over the world, and the amount of victims seems to peak in the spring time. Why are suicide rates so much higher this time of year? Join Laci as she discusses this shocking trend and some theories as to why this occurs. Read More: Suicide in the U.S.: Statistics and Prevention http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/suicide-in-the-us-statistics-and-prevention/index.shtml "Suicide is a major, preventable public health problem. In 2007, it was the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S., accounting for 34,598 deaths." Springtime Suicides Peak Still Puzzles Scientists http://www.livescience.com/44290-suicides-peak-spring.html "On an average day, 105 Americans lose their lives to suicide." The Season of Renewal and Suicide http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2012/12/suicide_rate_season_there_more_suicides_in_spring_and_not_during_the_holidays.html "The suicide rate does not peak during the holidays, and the media should stop saying it does, according to a report released Tuesday by the Annenberg Public Policy Center." Inflammation can cause depression http://sciencenordic.com/inflammation-can-cause-depression "Inflammations that are hidden inside your body as a result of disease or an unhealthy lifestyle do not only damage your physical body." Mood-Worsening With High-Pollen-Counts and Seasonality: A Preliminary Reprt http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1949487/ "Because aeroallergens produce inflammation in the respiratory airways, and inflammation triggers depression in vulnerable individuals, we hypothesized that mood sensitivity to pollen, the most seasonal aeroallergen, will be associated with a greater seasonality of mood." Is Occupation Relevant in Suicide? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12117632 "The seasonality of suicide rates and methods of suicide may be related to changes in weather and conditions of employment." How to Help Someone who is Suicidal http://www.helpguide.org/mental/suicide_prevention.htm "A suicidal person may not ask for help, but that doesn't mean that help isn't wanted." How to Help: When a Friend Reaches Out http://www.youmatter.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/2014/03/18/when-a-friend-is-in-distress-what-is-the-best-way-to-help/ Find a group to support you https://www.afsp.org/coping-with-suicide/find-support/find-a-support-group Surviving suicidal thoughts http://studentsagainstdepression.org/get-support/check-suicide-and-self-harm/surviving-suicidal-thoughts/ Suicide chat line (alternative to phone) http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ "Suicidal intentions are prompted by a desperate need for relief from intensely painful feelings. Surviving suicidal thoughts is about learning how to find relief without resorting to suicide." National suicide hotlines in your country http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html Various resources on suicide http://www.suicide.org/ Watch More: Is Spring Fever Real? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uFiJTqXVvg TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-364-whats-the-deal-with-genetically-modified?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC Why Do People Commit Suicide? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNgLrHGymYc ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq