1:35 PM Wait 'til they're lying down

August 12, 2009

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1:35 PM -- Feel like heaping abuse on someone? Catch'em while they're napping. Preferably after a heavy meal. New Scientist explains:

  • If you really must offend someone, wait until they are lying down: people handle anger differently when they're lying on their backs, compared with sitting upright...

    "In the upright or leaning forward state one might be more likely to attack," says Eddie Harmon-Jones, a cognitive scientist at Texas A&M University in College Station, who led the study...

Science marches on.

— Larry, Attack Monkey, Light Reading

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