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Education News Archive - October 20, 2010

CME Outfitters Announces New neuroscienceCME Webcast: "Early Assessment and Multimodal Therapy for MS-Associated Cognitive Dysfunction" Offered as a simultaneous webcast and telephone audioconference premiering Tuesday, November 9, 2010, from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

CME Outfitters Announces New neuroscienceCME Webcast: "Advances in the Treatment of Schizophrenia: New Approaches" Offered as a simultaneous webcast and telephone audioconference premiering Tuesday, November 16, 2010, from 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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Mobile phone-based games could provide a new way to teach basic knowledge of Chinese language characters that might be particularly helpful in underdeveloped rural areas of China.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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