Narcissism is positively associated with a tendency to become addicted to social media. This addiction can develop not only as a compensation mechanism among people with high interpersonal sensitivity and weak social relations, but also as a result of inefficient self-regulation expressed in antagonism and hostility towards others, a Polish study shows.
A digital tool for measuring gender equality in science has been developed by experts from the National Information Processing Institute - National Research Institute. Among other things, it offers insight into data about women employed in the science sector in Poland and Europe.
Scientists from the Gdańsk University of Technology are working on graph neural networks and plan to use them to recognize human emotions. Thanks to GNNs, for example, a computer will match the game to the user's experiences, a car will recommend rest at the right moment, and medical scanners will detect the pain of a person in a coma.
Jews more often suffer from hypertension, Seventh-day Adventists eat healthier, drink and smoke less often, Muslims are most often diagnosed as overweight, and Catholics most often have high cholesterol. Certain health behaviours are related to religious affiliation, doctors from the Jagiellonian University have found.
To counteract drought in Poland, we should protect and restore wetlands on the largest possible scale. 'Give wetlands back their space. They are natural water storages in the environment', says Ilona Biedroń from the Wetland Protection Centre and doctoral candidate at the Institute of Technology and Life Sciences - National Research Institute in Falenty.
They are active, satisfied with life, like to travel and participate in social life. At their place of residence, they primarily need parks, grocery stores, libraries and clinics. This is the image of Polish old-aged pensioners (OAPs) that emerges from research from scientists at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn.