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How to Be Funny

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How funny are you? While some people are natural humorists, being funny is a set of skills that can be learned according to comedian, author and my friend David Nihill. Afraid you can’t learn the skills? Fear not. Nihill spent over a year interviewing and studying comedians for his book, Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy […]

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Here are 5 musings that I thought might amuse you: (Did you see what I did there? Musings that amuse…muah hah ha I am a word diva today!) #1 What you post on Facebook says a lot about you: Scientists analyzed 700 million words, phrases and topics collected from the Facebook messages of 75,000 volunteers, who also […]

How to Deal with Sandpaper People

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This is article is written by Kristin Bock, a Certified Body Language Trainer with the Science of People. Kristin lives in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with her awesome husband, 3 cool kids and 3 spirited chickens. She considers herself to be a communication architect and loves to teach people the foundations of body language. After 20 plus […]

The Secret Behind How The New York Times Creates Viral Articles


This guest post is written by Robby Smith. Robby is on the Science of People Team and is working toward his certification as a Certified Body Language Trainer and Coach. You can connect with him on LinkedIn.    Have you ever wondered what makes a story so compelling? Or why certain stories go viral? At the Science […]

What Tango Taught Me About People


I really love this…and I really hate it. Thats how I felt about tango approximately 7 minutes into my first class. Tango totally blindsided me. I agreed to go with a friend thinking it would be something fun to try on a Wednesday night. Little did I know that it would ROCK MY WORLD. I should […]

A man’s body was Photoshopped to show different beauty standards around the world

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What does the ideal man look like? The answer may depend on where you live. Superdrug Online Doctor conducted research to better understand body image issues around the world. In Part I of their study, they asked 18 female graphic designers to modify an original photo of a woman to match their own culture’s definition […]

Woman’s Photoshop Experiment Shows There Are Many Ways to Be Beautiful

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What makes someone beautiful? How do even we define beauty? Perceptions and beliefs surrounding beauty are widely debated: blond and blue-eyed or brunette and curvy? Dark skin and dark hair or light skin and light eyes? Superdrug Online Doctor conducted an eye-opening experiment called ‘Perceptions of Perfection Across Borders‘ where they aimed to discover the answer to: […]



How do our brains process? How do we think without thinking? How do we make decisions at home, at work, in the kitchen, in the bedroom? Let’s discover how often our best decisions are those that are impossible to explain to others. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking By: Malcolm Gladwell Book Description: In […]

9 Ways to Increase Your Social Intelligence


How smart are you? We usually answer this question by referring to IQ, test scores and our grades in school. True intelligence is about both book smarts and street smarts. That Guy On my first day of college, I met Max. He was unloading all of his boxes right outside our dorm. Average height and build, brown […]

What Your Favorite Cereal Says About You

Favorite Cereal

Cereal is an incredibly important part of our waking lives. Here at the Science of People we decided to study the behavioral patterns of cereal eating. We believe this is the next frontier in behavioral, psychological, economical, emotional and spiritual well-being. I stumbled upon this idea when a friend recently asked me the question: If […]

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