Illusory Correlation: How to Spot This Common Mental Error
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And here’s a secret: actually, we’re always in times of change. If you’re waiting for things to settle down, it’s a beau...
Everyone has a different requirement for water. Temperature, humidity, size, age, gender and activity have an influence on your fluid needs.
Instead, drink when you are thirsty.
Eggs have a lot of cholesterol compared to other foods. Although cholesterol in the blood is strongly related to heart disease, eating cholesterol is weakly associated with raising the cholesterol levels in your blood.
Eggs have other heart-protecting properties and eating it probably won't harm your heart.
Despite the lack of scientific evidence, many people believe in the moon's ability to change their behaviour and hold an uncanny power over them.
Hospitals, police stat...
A study published in The World Journal Of Surgery in 2011 explicitly pointed out that more than 40 per cent of medical staff is convinced that the lunar phases affect human behaviour.
This was later ‘debunked’ as subjective, citing a scientific analysis.
The academic literature in the 90s termed the effect of the lunar cycle on humans and even entire populations as the Transylvania Effect.
This is the belief that the moon produces psychological and physiological disturbances in the body and mind and can also be found in ancient literature.