Journalists drink too much, are bad at managing emotions, and operate at a lower level than average, according to a new study!
Journalists' brains show a lower-than-average level of executive functioning, according to a new study, which means they have a below-average ability to regulate their emotions, suppress biases, solve complex problems, switch between tasks, and show creative and flexible thinking.
The study, led by Tara Swart, a neuroscientist and leadership coach, analysed 40 journalists from newspapers, magazines, broadcast, and online platforms over seven months. The participants took part in tests related to their lifestyle, health, and behaviour.
It was launched in association with the London Press Club, and the objective was to determine how journalists can thrive under stress.
Each subject completed a blood test, wore a heart-rate monitor for three days, kept a food and drink diary for a week, and completed a brain profile questionnaire.
The results showed that journalists' brains were operating at a lower level than the average population, particularly because of dehydration and the tendency of journalists to self-medicate with alcohol, caffeine, and high-sugar foods. http://www.businessinsider.com/journalists-brains-function-at-a-lower-level-than-average-2017-5
Its really quite amusing watching people talking about the health care bill in the absolute,while it remains in the abstract.The bill is Approx 25% designed,i think most people need to take a civics class.This bill will be re-worked in the Senate,then it goes to conference where further negotiations will take place.After that if there is a consensus both houses will individually vote to pass it.After that it goes to the President,now keep in mind Trump said he will not pass any bill that does not protect pre-existing conditions. Does anyone remember the 2000 page Obamacare bill which passed on a partisan vote,while Leader Pelosi clearly stated "We have to pass the bill to know whats in it" LOL Lets hope when this bill is done we know whats in it.Many of you have company healthcare or union healthcare and you have no clue how damaging it has been for Self- employed people who create 65% of new job.Take a deep breath and stop parroting fake news,it is untruthful!
OBAMA PARTIES DOWN WITH BILLIONAIRES AND SUPERSTARS......MEANWHILE TRUMP SIGNS EX ORDER TO HELP BLACKS!
Barack and Michelle Obama enjoyed a blissful excursion in their post-White House life Friday by paying a visit to billionaire music mogul David Geffen’s $300 million yacht with a group of A-list celebrities.The former President and First Lady were joined on Geffen’s 454ft-long luxury boat by Bruce Springsteen, Tom Hanks and their wives, according to the Daily Mail. The group were reportedly seen snapping photos during the Obamas’ Tahitian vacation off the island of Mo’orea. LINK
Black college students could benefit from Trump’s worker visa order!Science and technology students at the nation’s historically black colleges could get a boost from President Donald Trump’s executive order aimed at altering a visa program that brings highly skilled workers to the United States.
Leaders and advocates for historically black colleges and universities have been monitoring the immigration and jobs debate, telling the Trump administration and congressional lawmakers that so-called science, technology, engineering and math graduates from HBCU schools are readily available to fill high-tech jobs that are currently going to foreign workers.
Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., who hosted a gathering of black college presidents in Washington, said Trump’s order “as a byproduct could help some of the HBCU graduates.”
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