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Did You Know – 01/22/2013

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1. According to an Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science” study, there is a 23% drop in cortisol levels seen in people who wrote a daily “Gratitude list”.

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2. According to Otology and Neurotology 72% of teens have a temporary hearing loss after attending a rock concert.

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3. According to Nature and Health magazine 4 million tons of gift wrap and shopping bags are wasted over the Christmas period.

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4.Ever wondered why your finger and toe pads shrivel in the bath or while swimming. According to a Brain, Behavior and Evolutions study it is hardwired into our DNA to help us grip surfaces and move faster when running away from a predator in the rain.

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5. Anatidaephobia is the fear that one is being watched by a duck. A person that has this fear believes that no matter where they are, a duck watches.

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