Those who are wealthier are more likely to say they earned their success, past surveys show. A new study (n=996) suggests winners are more likely than losers to credit their success to skill rather than luck, even when the odds are blatantly rigged in their favour, and little skill is involved.

Those who are wealthier are more likely to say they earned their success, past surveys show. A new study (n=996) suggests winners are more likely than losers to credit their success to skill rather than luck, even when the odds are blatantly rigged in their favour, and little skill is involved. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Research shows trans and non-binary people significantly more likely to have autism or display autistic traits than the wider population. Findings suggest that gender identity clinics should screen patients for autism spectrum disorders and adapt their consultation process and therapy accordingly.

Research shows trans and non-binary people significantly more likely to have autism or display autistic traits than the wider population. Findings suggest that gender identity clinics should screen patients for autism spectrum disorders and adapt their consultation process and therapy accordingly. submitted by /u/drewiepoodle to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Millennials tend to donate more to charity, but do it less often, suggests a new study (n > 15,000 US households, 2001 to 2015). Despite being described as the “me generation,” this new study has failed to find convincing evidence that Millennials are less giving than previous generations.

Millennials tend to donate more to charity, but do it less often, suggests a new study (n > 15,000 US households, 2001 to 2015). Despite being described as the “me generation,” this new study has failed to find convincing evidence that Millennials are less giving than previous generations.

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Elon Musk’s startup Neuralink unveiled plans today to use flexible “threads” in their brain-machine interfaces that are less likely to damage the brain, by using a silicon shuttle to insert flexible electrode arrays through dura mater into the brain, as reported in the Journal of Neural Engineering.

Elon Musk’s startup Neuralink unveiled plans today to use flexible “threads” in their brain-machine interfaces that are less likely to damage the brain, by using a silicon shuttle to insert flexible electrode arrays through dura mater into the brain, as reported in the Journal of Neural Engineering. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Menstrual cups are safe and result in similar, or lower, leakage than disposable pads or tampons, according to the first systematic review and meta-analysis on international use of menstrual cups, which included 43 studies and data from n=3,300 women and girls (The Lancet Public Health).

Menstrual cups are safe and result in similar, or lower, leakage than disposable pads or tampons, according to the first systematic review and meta-analysis on international use of menstrual cups, which included 43 studies and data from n=3,300 women and girls (The Lancet Public Health). submitted by /u/WoodenFootball to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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In the coming decades, climate change will lead to a significant increase in the frequency and severity of dangerous extreme heat across the contiguous United States. The number of days where the heat index exceeds 105 degrees is estimated to increase more than four-fold to 24 by mid-century

In the coming decades, climate change will lead to a significant increase in the frequency and severity of dangerous extreme heat across the contiguous United States. The number of days where the heat index exceeds 105 degrees is estimated to increase more than four-fold to 24 by mid-century submitted by /u/Wagamaga to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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According to a study published today in the journal PNAS, many girls who do every bit as well as their male peers in mathematics may still decide on more humanities-centric careers—because their verbal skills outshine their already high marks in math.

According to a study published today in the journal PNAS, many girls who do every bit as well as their male peers in mathematics may still decide on more humanities-centric careers—because their verbal skills outshine their already high marks in math. submitted by /u/the_phet to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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