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  • tend
  • For example, someone with a low BMR (who therefore burns fewer calories while at rest or sleeping) will tend to gain more pounds of body fat over time than a similar-sized person with an average BMR who eats the same amount of food and gets the same amount of exercise. (kidshealth.org)
  • When seeking information to support their hypotheses or expectations, people tend to look for positive evidence that confirms that a hypothesis is true rather than information that would prove the view is false if it is false. (britannica.com)
  • Theoretical models and empirical data from anthropology and psychology suggest that people tend to imitate self-similar individuals, and that such imitation biases increase the adaptive value (e.g., self-relevance) of learned information. (nih.gov)
  • higher
  • It's also influenced by body composition - people with more muscle and less fat generally have higher BMRs. (kidshealth.org)
  • Past studies have found that people in polyamorous relationships have higher testosterone than people in monogamous relationships, and that the sexually adventurous (like those more likely to have casual sex , to have cheated on a partner or to have interest in group sex ) are more likely to have a certain type of dopamine-receptor gene. (forbes.com)
  • show
  • In order for a child to be diagnosed with social anxiety disorder, the child must experience anxiety with their peers as well as with adults but also show the capacity to form social relationships with familiar people. (upenn.edu)
  • time
  • A pre-study interview classified 10 of these men as highly monogamous: They had fewer than five sexual partners in their lifetime, never dated more than one person at a time, had never cheated on a partner and reported fantasizing about women other than their current partner less than once per month. (forbes.com)
  • similar
  • Social Proof - The persuader uses the claim that others have done X to get you to also do X. This can take the form of them claiming a large number of people similar to you have already done X, or one particularly influential individual or organization having done it. (medium.com)
  • love
  • These are the same brain areas that past studies find light up when people who are madly in love look at photos of their loved ones. (forbes.com)
  • situation
  • he tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior, to underestimate the impact of the situation and to overestimate the impact of personal disposition. (brainscape.com)
  • The guards who brutalized the Iraqi prisoners were normal people, but they were in an overwhelming situation. (brainscape.com)
  • While many people have memories of being discomforted by a social situation, an individual with social anxiety disorder is debilitated by the feeling. (upenn.edu)
  • good
  • Getting a good vocal take is a matter of attending to what people have pointed out, and I like Mike's reminder about the singer believing and living the song. (soundonsound.com)
  • We believe we would slow down if we saw kids trying to cross the road because we are good people, but in fact we only slow down a very small amount. (brainscape.com)
  • form
  • When people and animals eat the plants (or, if they're carnivores, they eat animals that have eaten the plants), they take in this energy (in the form of sugar), along with other vital cell-building chemicals. (kidshealth.org)
  • Likewise, if a person eats too many calories, they "spill over" in the form of excess body fat. (kidshealth.org)
  • thin slices" is a theory that small amounts of exposure to another person is enough to form an attitude. (brainscape.com)
  • make
  • His behavior was strange enough to make people wonder if Tom Lincoln was losing his mind. (npr.org)
  • Though Mitnick Security's team intensively performs extensive automated scans using a multitude of automated tools where appropriate, people clearly make the difference in finding vulnerabilities. (mitnicksecurity.com)
  • feel
  • People want to feel that they are intelligent, and information that suggests one holds an inaccurate belief or made a poor decision suggests one is lacking intelligence. (britannica.com)
  • process
  • Would the brains of nonmonogamous people process romance-related information differently from the brains of monogamous people? (forbes.com)
  • work
  • Though regarded as a genius in his field and after just winning an Oscar for his directorial work in Ratatouille - adding to his Oscar win in 2004 for The Incredibles - Brad Bird of Pixar has interestingly (officially via Hollywood Reporter) signed on to direct actual people in an upcoming movie called 1906 . (firstshowing.net)
  • terms
  • When you read the reminiscences of Lincoln's friends and you hear him described in their terms, he's always the most depressed person they've every seen. (npr.org)
  • away
  • Authors David Shipley and Will Schwalbe say a culture where people have been allowed to get away with sending sloppy and vague e-mails has resulted in misunderstanding and confusion. (personneltoday.com)
  • least
  • The smallest person, or at least the one who was least aware of OSHA laws, would crawl up the lines, which were two or three floors up, and unstick them with a broom handle. (mcsweeneys.net)
  • Some forms of medication , such as the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ( SSRIs ), can be as effective as CBT, at least for as long as a person takes them. (lawyerswithdepression.com)