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violent video games
2014-03-26 03:05:47

Iowa State University Children who repeatedly play violent video games are learning thought patterns that will stick with them and influence behaviors as they grow older, according to a new study by Iowa State University researchers. The effect is the same regardless of age, gender or culture. Douglas Gentile, an associate professor of psychology and lead author of the study published in JAMA Pediatrics, says it is really no different than learning math or to play the piano. “If you...

2014-03-25 08:27:40

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Once just a popular term, the word "selfie" has made itself legitimate once it was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013 and it has legitimate benefits too! Research shows that taking a selfie has many positive effects. It is an empowering act that celebrates regular people and allows a person to control their image online. They take it, they post it, and they have the power to choose how they look. (Photo:...

2014-03-19 23:33:57

The Career Step programs are now available to graduating high school seniors, giving high school students the opportunity to start rewarding careers more quickly after graduation. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Career Step, an online school providing career-focused education, is pleased to announce that its programs are now available to graduating high school seniors. This new effort gives high school students the opportunity to start rewarding careers more quickly after graduation....

2014-03-18 23:34:32

The Saint Jude Retreats, a non-12 step substance use program, releases a radio show interview on the topic of adolescence and substance use with Dr. Robert Epstein. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Saint Jude Retreats is excited to announce that as of today Tuesday, March 18, 2014 the Saint Jude Retreats Radio’s latest radio show is live and ready for download or streaming. The radio show host and Executive Director of Saint Jude Retreats, Michelle Dunbar, opens the segment...

2014-03-05 08:33:49

Funds to be Used to Enhance Team and Grow New Social Network for Millennials SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blend, a new college-exclusive mobile app, announced today it has secured a $2.7 million seed funding round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with additional participation from Trinity Ventures, Foundation Capital, Lerer Ventures, Maveron, BoxGroup, XG Ventures, and SparkLabs Global Ventures. The funding from this round will be used to triple the size of...

2014-03-05 08:33:36

The interactive platform, uPushit, is more than just a social media network. It's an interactive and comprehensive social networking tool, which rewards users for their efforts and participation FRISCO, Texas, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- De'Lamar Technologies Corporation, a startup Internet technology company, is proud to announce the launch of uPushit.com. Built on the idea of engagement and rewards, uPushit.com offers users the ability to share thoughts, ideas and personal...

legal drinking age laws
2014-02-24 06:24:52

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs PISCATAWAY, NJ – Although some advocates want to lower the legal drinking age from 21, research continues to show that the law saves lives. That's the finding of a new review published in a special supplemental issue to the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers found that studies done since 2006—when a new debate over age-21 laws flared up—have continued to demonstrate that the mandates work. The laws, studies show, are...

Teenage Stress Rivals That Of Their Older Adult Counterparts: Survey
2014-02-13 10:27:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people of a certain age remember their teenage years as a time of high stress and a new survey from the American Psychological Association (APA) has confirmed that teens experience similar stress patterns to their older adult counterparts. The survey also found that teens are more likely than adults to say their stress level has minimal or no impact on their physical health – 54 percent of teens compared to 39 percent of adults...

2014-02-11 08:32:46

EQ Week features leading neuroscientists, psychologists and educators sharing latest findings, practical applications of emotional IQ research SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parenting and education will be among the focal points during the 3(rd) annual Virtual Festival of Emotional Intelligence, or EQ Week (www.6seconds.org/e/). Neuroscientists and learning experts will discuss topics ranging from the brain development in adolescence to steps that educators can take to...

2014-02-04 23:28:36

According to clinical psychologist Dr. Larisa Wainer with Morris Psychological Group in Parsippany, NJ, sex is important to the long-term success of their relationship, but what's important to remember is that passion and sexual attraction will fade if not nurtured and made a priority among the pressures and stresses of daily life. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 All marriages change over time as the excitement and romantic charge of early days mellow into a more...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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