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E02 Purposeful summaries-Dancingueen

http://www.examiner.com/article/doctors-who-see-poorer-patients-get-poorer-performance-ratings?cid=rss It seems counterintuitive that Doctors who see poorer patients get poorer performance ratings.Doctors and health policy analysts at the Massachusetts general  hospital recently found performance measures for physicians.Doctors who take care of the lower income  patients receive lower performance … Continue reading

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Summaries by ohearnj8

It seems counter intuitive that in an attempt to purify figure skating in the olympics it actually backfired on the olympics committee. Bruce Bower elaborates the results in his article on the subject called ” Figure Skating Judges get a … Continue reading

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Summaries – gemfhi

The Daily Shower Can Be a Killer It seems counter intuitive to find true causes of death in something that is colloquially viewed to be healthy, such as taking a shower. Jared Diamond discusses in his brief article the concept and execution of “Constructive … Continue reading

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Summaries- Luckyleprechaun1

http://math.slu.edu/~srivastava/Halmos.pdf It seems counterintuitive that mathematics, a highly structured and rigorous discipline, could be considered a creative art. But this is precisley what is is argued by P. R. Halmos in his essay “Mathematics as A Creative Art” and I … Continue reading

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Summaries – americangods01

1) It seems counterintuitive that among what we know as a species could lie two or more entirely separate species but it is apparently the case. Through DNA sequencing, researchers like Markus Pfenninger and Klaus Schwenk, are able analyze the … Continue reading

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Summaries – crossanlogan

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2012/02/econundrums-do-vitamin-supplements-work It seems counterintuitive that multivitamins, a product sold to us under the pretense of making us healthier, may in fact be unhealthy for us. According to the article, “typical vitamin users are more likely than nonusers to get their … Continue reading

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E02: Purposeful Summaries-wildcuttlefish

Link to The  The Hair Part Theory It seems counterintuitive that the way we part our hair has a huge impact on people’s impression of us. However, two siblings, John Walter and Catherine Walter developed the Hair Part Theory, claiming that … Continue reading

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