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Office temps are biased (on the cold side) against women, study finds

The air temperatures in most office buildings are based on a decades-old thermal comfort standard that incorporates into its formula the metabolic rate of the average male worker.

Some 'heavenly' and 'hellish' psychology studies you may (or may not) wish you had participated in

“We searched the annals of psychology for studies that sounded simply heavenly, from swimming with dolphins to receiving a free back massages!” writes psychologist/journalist Christian Jarrett.

Safer driving, a better mood, heightened athletic performance: all result from a good night's sleep

Dr. Michael Howell: "We sleep because we feel better when we wake up. We’re less tired. We’re more restful. We’re more alert. We can respond quicker. Our reaction times are faster."