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Study: Bad news better than no news

November 24, 2008 10:03:12 AM PST
A new study out of Canada suggests that bad news is actually better than no news.Researchers at the University of Toronto found that not knowing something can increase anxiety and stress.

Scientists hooked up volunteers to electrode caps and asked them to perform tasks.

They found that the highest neuron response came when the feedback was a question mark instead of a sign for well done or needs improvement.


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