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It’s time for our latest installment of “I Coulda Told You That: a Study of Obvious Studies!”

This first study’s for you, Team Humble-Brag. We know you think you’re being cute with your, “I just stepped in gum. Who spits gum on a red carpet?” tweets. But you might as well just straight-up brag about being famous. Researchers at Harvar conducted a study determining people prefer to hear regular bragging over humble-bragging.

This is obvious. The only thing worse than pride is false modesty — at least that’s what President Obama said that one tim we met him, so….

Anyways, we coulda told you that.

Moving on — a study from the Evolutionary Psychology Journal states that funny men give women more orgasms, and “stronger ones as well.” So someone who makes you feel comfortable and disarms you with his sense of humor outside the bedroom is better equipped to do the same in the bedroom?

Again, obvious.

And if you’re looking for a funny guy to give you lots of strong orgasms, you may want to avoid going online into World of Warcraft. As our colleagues here at Fusion reported, researchers from Penn State and Virginia Tech determined women are discriminated against in the online role-playing game, based on the look of their avatars. Again, maybe sad, but obvious.

Our final study comes from UC San Diego, where researchers determined children don’t start to understand the duration of time until they turn seven. Have you ever talked to a small child? They think dinosaurs still exist and can run for president. So, yes, we coulda told you that, scientists.

 

People don't like humble-bragging, and the best in the week's obvious studies

CHST Banner

It’s time for our latest installment of “I Coulda Told You That: a Study of Obvious Studies!”

This first study’s for you, Team Humble-Brag. We know you think you’re being cute with your, “I just stepped in gum. Who spits gum on a red carpet?” tweets. But you might as well just straight-up brag about being famous. Researchers at Harvar conducted a study determining people prefer to hear regular bragging over humble-bragging.

This is obvious. The only thing worse than pride is false modesty — at least that’s what President Obama said that one tim we met him, so….

Anyways, we coulda told you that.

Moving on — a study from the Evolutionary Psychology Journal states that funny men give women more orgasms, and “stronger ones as well.” So someone who makes you feel comfortable and disarms you with his sense of humor outside the bedroom is better equipped to do the same in the bedroom?

Again, obvious.

And if you’re looking for a funny guy to give you lots of strong orgasms, you may want to avoid going online into World of Warcraft. As our colleagues here at Fusion reported, researchers from Penn State and Virginia Tech determined women are discriminated against in the online role-playing game, based on the look of their avatars. Again, maybe sad, but obvious.

Our final study comes from UC San Diego, where researchers determined children don’t start to understand the duration of time until they turn seven. Have you ever talked to a small child? They think dinosaurs still exist and can run for president. So, yes, we coulda told you that, scientists.

 

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