Monday, December 20, 2010

Benefits of Genealogy

I am sure that I don't have to convince many of you of the benefits of genealogy. Still, the British Psychological Society Research Digest blog points to a new study on the positive effects of thinking about our ancestors (here):
'We showed that an easy reminder about our ancestors can significantly increase intellectual performance,' the researchers said. 'Hence, whenever people are in a situation where intellectual performance is extraordinarily important, for example in exams or job interviews, they have an easy technique to increase their success.'

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