It's Called The Ostrich Effect — And It's Real

It's understandable why people behave this way, but — it's dangerous!

It's Called The Ostrich Effect — And It's Real

It strikes me as more than a little wiggy that in this study people chose to avoid information that could be relevant to the health of sexual partners. It seems like these test results would put them face-to-face with an ethical decision every time they had sex with a new partner, but they didn't want to deal with that "stress." THAT's worrisome. They don’t talkabout it in this interview, but it’s my takeaway. Makesyou think twice, doesn’t it?

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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