Research http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/research The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Research en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT My Business Partner, My Spouse -- The View From the Husband's Side The other half of a leadership and marketing consulting firm describes the keys to running a business with the person you married. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235958 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235958 Aneil Mishra The other half of a leadership and marketing consulting firm describes the keys to running a business with the person you married. Convincing Naysayers to Adopt New Technology In delivering a business pitch about a novel invention, be sure to bolster your presentation with facts and know your audience. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235946 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235946 Ron Patch In delivering a business pitch about a novel invention, be sure to bolster your presentation with facts and know your audience. Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin Professors doing original research and entrepreneurs looking for the next great innovation have much in common. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235620 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235620 Jake Wobbrock Professors doing original research and entrepreneurs looking for the next great innovation have much in common. More People Want to Get Shocked Than Sit in Total Stillness for 15 Minutes With our attention spans shorter than ever, a new study found that people are willing to go to shocking lengths to avoid sitting still. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235425 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235425 Geoff Weiss With our attention spans shorter than ever, a new study found that people are willing to go to shocking lengths to avoid sitting still. How Do You Bring Innovation to Market? We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233986 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233986 Corie Brown We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being. Potential Franchisees: The Right Way to Ask 'How Much Money Can I Make?' There's a right and wrong way to ask how much money your potential franchise could earn when researching becoming a franchisee. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:52:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234806 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234806 Joel Libava There's a right and wrong way to ask how much money your potential franchise could earn when researching becoming a franchisee. For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234560 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234560 Laura Entis Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study. 3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive Even the briefest distraction can throw us off, a new study finds. Here are a few ways to get yourself back on track and in the 'zone.' Fri, 16 May 2014 19:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233992 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233992 Laura Entis Even the briefest distraction can throw us off, a new study finds. Here are a few ways to get yourself back on track and in the 'zone.' FDA Approves First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs. Mon, 12 May 2014 16:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233800 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233800 Laura Entis The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs. Meet the Algorithm That Can Predict Your Photo's Popularity Before You Post It Researchers at MIT have created a popularity prediction algorithm for photos. Unsurprisingly, bikini photos attract more eyeballs than those featuring plungers. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233439 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233439 Laura Entis Researchers at MIT have created a popularity prediction algorithm for photos. Unsurprisingly, bikini photos attract more eyeballs than those featuring plungers. Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Crime? A newly published paper says geo-tagged tweets can assist in the prediction of crime. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:28:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233313 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233313 Wendy Frink A newly published paper says geo-tagged tweets can assist in the prediction of crime. Angry at Work? Have a Snack. A new study reveals that low blood pressure depletes our self-control, turning us into aggressive voodoo-stabbing versions of ourselves. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233090 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233090 Laura Entis A new study reveals that low blood pressure depletes our self-control, turning us into aggressive voodoo-stabbing versions of ourselves. Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field? Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232984 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232984 Britt Wray Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself. How Much Sleep Do You Really Need? We've all been told we need at least eight hours of sleep. But are some of us not 'built that way?' Or are we just fooling ourselves? Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232784 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232784 Laura Entis We've all been told we need at least eight hours of sleep. But are some of us not 'built that way?' Or are we just fooling ourselves? The Data-Driven Company That Accomplished Very Little Yet another study becomes a postponing tactic. Consider if your organization calls for additional research as a stalling maneuver or image preservation. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232673 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232673 Brent Misso Yet another study becomes a postponing tactic. Consider if your organization calls for additional research as a stalling maneuver or image preservation. Botox as a Treatment for Depression? It's Not as Crazy as It Sounds. There's still real wisdom to be gleaned from the phrase 'fake it until you make it.' Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232462 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232462 Laura Entis There's still real wisdom to be gleaned from the phrase 'fake it until you make it.' How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much. Researchers were surprised by the amount of personal information they were able to discover about a person based solely on the numbers he or she called. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232227 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232227 Laura Entis Researchers were surprised by the amount of personal information they were able to discover about a person based solely on the numbers he or she called. 6 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle Numerous studies have shown that our amount of willpower on any given day is finite. Here’s how to increase your reserve. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231906 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231906 Laura Entis Numerous studies have shown that our amount of willpower on any given day is finite. Here’s how to increase your reserve. For the First Time, Promising News on the Obesity Front The obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-olds has fallen 43 percent over the last decade. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231821 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231821 Laura Entis The obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-olds has fallen 43 percent over the last decade. How to Find the Right Mailing List A direct mail expert explains exactly what types of mailing lists are out there and how to choose the best ones. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231335 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231335 Craig Simpson A direct mail expert explains exactly what types of mailing lists are out there and how to choose the best ones.