If you want to get your paper cited, give it a short title! This is a conclusion from a paper published last week in Royal Society of Open Science.
A study conducted at Krakow University of Agriculture shows that pigs grow fatter when listening to Mozart music in comparison to pigs listening to symphonic versions of pieces by The Scorpions.
Racial and gender stereotypes can be effectively decreased with a counterbias training which is strengthened by an intervention during sleep. The better the sleep, the better the effect of the intervention! It is a sad fact that even those people who value tolerance and egalitarianism are not free of prejudice and social stereotypes, for example… Read More A good night sleep can fight stereotypes
Recently, I have overheard this conversation between two researchers in a coffee-room: – So, are you expected to submit some grant proposals soon? – Well, it’s not that I have to do it but if I would like to get a job after this post-doc, then I should. I could, of course, potentially, get a position… Read More Do cars and grants have anything in common?
70% of people openly admit that they did not have a clear career path in mind when they started a PhD (see the blog post by Mili) but the decision to start a PhD studies was a decisive career step. Not to mention that many people changed their idea about their dream job for various reasons over… Read More Making Career Choices
Life as a scientist has many advantages. As Jakub has written in August, one of the greatest ones is the fact that you can travel for international conferences and meetings! While the weather in Stockholm seems to be a bit cold and wet, and the sky quite gray, I was given the opportunity to spend… Read More Lisbon immersion
Last Friday, while working from home, I received an unexpected phone call from my boyfriend: Pack our camping gear! Tonight we are going to hunt aurora borealis!