Letters

Letters




Social media: She says

October 16 - 22, 2019
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Do you ever find yourself mostly remembering the negative parts of something, but hardly any of the positive? I ask this as someone who comes out of an exam complaining about how badly I did on question 13, seemingly forgetting how well I did on the other 12 questions. Interestingly, this phenomenon is actually classified by psychologists as something called ‘negativity bias’.  To paraphrase the almighty Wikipedia: “Negativity bias is the notion that events of a more negative nature have a greater impact on one’s psychological state, than positive or even neutral things”.





Social media: He says

October 16 - 22, 2019
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“Social media? Oh, wait, sorry, just give me a minute, let me just reply to this WhatsApp message, and…there…”





Letters

October 16 - 22, 2019
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The 44th Interarab Cambist Association (ICA) Conference, held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, is set to take place on October 24 and 25 to discuss and explore international and Gulf economy growth and its impact on financial services.