Sunday, October 9, 2011

Why we can't accurately judge our friends' behavior

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ScienceDaily: Relationship News

Why we can't accurately judge our friends' behavior

There is no such thing as objectivity when it comes to your friends: according to a new study, people evaluate their friends' behavior more positively than do strangers, regardless of actual performance on a series of tasks. Researchers say that we should then think twice before allowing people who know each other to be in positions to judge each other -- from job interviews to legal settings.


Kissing helps us find the right partner – and keep them

What's in a kiss? A new study suggests kissing helps us size up potential partners and, once in a relationship, may be a way of getting a partner to stick around.




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