Monthly archive: September 2020

Poorer sperm quality due to smartphones?

Sperm quality decreases due to nightly smartphone use

Perhaps men of procreative age should think twice about reaching for their smartphone or tablet at night. A new study found correlations between electronic media use at night and poor sperm quality. Study finds evidence of sperm damage As the findings, published in May in the journal Sleep, show, increased use of light-emitting media devices [...]

Study: Customers love round numbers, not exact ones

Round numbers appear higher than exact

People prefer round numbers to exact ones.Because exact, non-round numbers seem unfamiliar and difficult, many misjudge their value. Consider the following theoretical scenario: A vaccine against coronavirus is developed that is 91.27% effective. When the authorities publish this information with exactly this figure, most people consider the vaccine to be less [...]