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Preference for Pink (09-22-11)

Contrary to previous evolutionary based arguments (related to the fact that women gather fruit in hunter-gatherer societies), new research by LoBue and DeLoache indicates that girls’ preference for the color pink and boys’ aversion to pink are learned.

Doing Lunch (09-16-11)

Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas’ character in 1987’s Wall Street) thought lunch was for wimps, but millions of workers do eat lunch, some every day.  Not a lot of workplace research has focused on their lunchtime activities, however.