Polish social media are overrun with false identities - even every third post on the Polish Twitter is sent by bots - according to a report on propaganda on the Polish Internet, published by the Oxford Internet Institute.
Two-year-old girls have a richer vocabulary than boys. Children usually learn nouns first: nouns account for about 65% vocabulary of Polish two-year-olds - the Jagiellonian University researchers have shown. Their study also shows that the vocabulary of Polish two-year-olds may be poorer than the vocabulary of their American peers.
After extreme exertion - for example, one hour run until exhaustion - the level of circulating free DNA in the blood dramatically increases. This marker is associated with tumours, inflammations or cell necrosis. Research of scientists from Łódź sheds new light on this issue.
Memory likes to play tricks on us, also when it comes to pain. The pain that feels like a torture first, can be remembered as mild after some time, or quite the opposite - as much stronger. Researchers at the Institute of Psychology of the Jagiellonian University investigate how emotions affect the memory of pain.
The noise coming from, for example, devices in open space, does not always have to make it difficult to work. Sometimes it "blurts out" the sounds of co-workers\' conversations, preventing us from focusing on their content and increasing our level of concentration - according to a study conducted by students of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków.
7 days without Internet - this task has been undertaken by a group of employees and students of the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow. They want to check whether they are addicted to the web, and how the experiment will affect their work and personal life.