Multiple Nobel Prizes: Has anyone achieved this?

The Nobel Prize has been awarded since 1901 for achievements in various fields. Linus Pauling is the only person to have won two unshared Nobel Prizes, while Marie Curie is the only woman to have won two. The International Committee of the Red Cross has won the Nobel Peace Prize three times. The prizes are […]

Which countries got most Nobel Prizes?

Countries compete for the most Nobel Prize winners, with the US leading with over 300. However, some worry that the US is losing ground in science. The awards are seen as a litmus test for a country’s success in producing innovators, but gender and race representation is also important. Usually, most countries have a merry […]

Do prizes chosen hold more value than given ones?

People value self-chosen awards more than those given to them, even if they are equivalent. Self-chosen rewards increase dopamine levels, strengthening neural pathways and causing repeated rewarding behaviors in the future. According to 2014 research from Brown University, people value awards chosen for themselves rather than those given to them, even if the award given […]

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