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No. Mohammed was not the most popular first name in Berlin 2018. The official Berlin statistics conclude something different. And at the very least: It seems not likely to be possibly true, regardless of you twist the statistics. But it depends a bit on how you count names, and whether you do that in a consistent manner. The official Ordnungsamt Berlin ...


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All three articles are basing their claim off an internet quiz and not an actual poll. Evidence points to this Quiz being not scientific in any way and its results should be ignored. An actual poll on conservative vs. liberal views broken down by Generation was done by the Pew Research Center which shows that members of Generation Z are very similar to ...


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The news origins from a statistic of the Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache (GfdS). The Gfds made different Counts: Mohammed is number one in Berlin, if you only take into account the first firstname. Example: If a child has the firstnames "Marie Paula", only Marie is counted not Paula. If all firstnames are counted Number one for males in Berlin is ...


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It might not be possible to answer this question. The 1/3 value might be accurate, but it isn't, and can't be, precise. Psychology Today says: Among youth who identify as sexual minorities, the likelihood of death by suicide has been estimated to be two to seven times greater than the likelihood of death by suicide among heterosexual youth (Haas et al., ...


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This is obviously untrue at a a global scale assuming the usual measure of crude death rates per year, which around 8 deaths per 1,000 people per year. The world population keeps rising for now despite that. Gates also doesn't specify a bound for the lag in his implication, e.g. 100 years or just a few years lag between cause and effect? Claims this vague ...


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No. There's been further research since this question was posed in 2015. A randomized controlled study of power posing before public speaking exposure for social anxiety disorder: No evidence for augmentative effects. (J Anxiety Disord. 2017 Dec) concludes, as one might gather from the title: this study provides no evidence to suggest that power posing ...


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