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Wednesday Roundup: Our Favorite Reads This Week

By Elyse Desmarais on September 16, 2015

Wednesday Roundup

Here’s the roundup of our favorite survey and research related posts for the week of September 14, 2015. Enjoy!

Pew Research Center: How Much Do You Know About Science Topics? Take The Quiz.

"Test your knowledge of science facts and applications of scientific principles by taking our short 12-question quiz. Then see how you did in comparison with a nationally representative group of 3,278 randomly selected U.S. adults surveyed online and by mail between Aug. 11 and Sept. 3, 2014 as members of the Pew Research Center’s American Trends Panel." Read more…

Nielsen: Get Ready For The Great Pumpkin Invasion

"Fall is almost here! While this season commonly calls to mind falling leaves and cooler weather, over the last few years, it’s also heralded an invasion of pumpkin in the grocery aisle. These days there isn’t a pumpkin-flavored product U.S. consumers aren’t willing to try. It’s clear that pumpkin flavor has found its stride and can be found in everything from cereal to ice cream and even oral care." Read more…

Quartz: Survey: Tech Experts On What 2025 Will Look Like

"In ten years time, you may well be answering a call on your implanted iPhone 43S about your blockchain tax audit as you are driven along in a self-driving car en route to the robot-run pharmacy. At least, that’s what a group of over 800 IT executives and scientists surveyed by the World Economic Forum believe. A recent report, entitled Technological Tipping Points and Societal Impact, asked industry leaders what technological advancements they believed we would have by 2025." Read more…

USA Today: Survey: Holiday Shopping Season In Full Swing For 32 Million Americans

"Though summer hasn’t officially ended, holiday shopping is already on millions of Americans’ to-do lists. About one in seven American adults have already started their holiday shopping, according to a survey of 1,004 adults conducted over the Labor Day weekend. That means about 32 million American parents started crossing gifts off their holiday shopping lists before many kids even finished their summer breaks." Read more…


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