people get angry when they’re hungry.
If you can’t intelligently argue for both sides of an issue, you don’t understand the issue well enough to argue for either.
In all of our studies, participants were better performing in the positive polarity condition. They detected more errors and/or read faster when dark text was presented on a light background than under reversed conditions.
A real value is something like “tell the truth, even when it hurts.” Or “deliver the software on schedule, even if there are bugs.” In both cases, one can legitimately imagine valuing the opposite.
Too much carbon dioxide, for instance, is correlated with an increased feeling of drowsiness in office settings.
Then, there’s the finding that carbon dioxide may quite literally make you dumber.