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What Is Executive Brain Function?
Like many brain deficits, ADHD affects frontal lobe executive functioning, which coordinates everything we do by processing and organizing information ...
Reading and Writing Emails
Percentage of the average “knowledge worker’s” time that is spent reading and writing emails: 28 ...
2,500 - Number of U.S. military dogs on duty worldwide $2,000,000 - Amount the U.S. spent on developing a robotic mule ...
Number of U.S. prisoners exonerated last year: 125 Percentage of those exonerations in which no crime had occurred: 44 ...
IS CLIMATE CHANGE LARGELY THE RESULT OF HUMAN ACTIVITY?
The pollster Ipsos MORI put the question to people in 20 countries. Here’s a sampling of how many said yes: ...
An anonymous "Secret Santa" traveled to New Jersey and New York last week to hand out $100 bills to people who'd lost their homes and possessions in Hurricane Sandy. The Kansas City, Mo., businessman spent a day in Elizabeth, N.J., and ...
Drones In Flight
2,000,000+ - Number of hours U.S. drones have spent in flight ...
Phones vs. Toilets
Of the world's 7 billion people, 6 billion have access to mobile phones, but only 4.5 billion have access to a working toilet ...
Football and Rugby
Percentage change since 2009 in the number of Americans who play football: -17 Who play rugby: +77 ...
Having No Religion
A Pew survey found that one in five Americans is not affiliated with any religion. “Nones” are growing faster than any religious group in America ...