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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...

2014-01-29 13:08:28

Study raises questions about use of technologies to predict cognitive development Assessing structural and functional changes in the brain may predict future memory performance in healthy children and adolescents, according to a study appearing January 29 in the Journal of Neuroscience. The findings shed new light on cognitive development and suggest MRI and other tools may one day help identify children at risk for developmental challenges earlier than current testing methods allow....

2014-01-24 13:19:42

A study of interpretations of anti-social behavior (ASB) found a significant gap between the views of different age groups - with older people more likely than younger people to interpret public behavior as anti-social, particularly when associated with young people. More than 80% of adults thought swearing in a public place was ASB compared with less than 43% of young people, and more than 60% of adults listed cycling or skateboarding on the street compared with less than 8% of young...

Understanding How To Address Childhood Aggression
2014-01-21 08:41:15

University of Montreal The development of physical aggression in toddlers is strongly associated genetic factors and to a lesser degree with the environment, according to a new study led by Eric Lacourse of the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital. Lacourse's worked with the parents of identical and non-identical twins to evaluate and compare their behavior, environment and genetics. "The gene-environment analyses revealed that early genetic factors were...

2014-01-16 23:31:48

Career Step has released a new infographic detailing the advantages of certificate programs, how they compare to two- and four-year degrees in cost and time and the in-demand fields students can enter and be successful in with a certificate. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Career Step, an online school providing career-focused education, has just released an infographic on the benefits of certificate education programs. The new infographic details the advantages of certificate programs, how they...

2014-01-14 23:24:22

Paradigm Malibu Knows Teens Face New Challenges Not Seen in Previous Generations Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Paradigm Malibu extends their treatment options to include computer and gaming addictions, understanding the world is changing and teen problems are changing along with it. The treatment assists those facing an addiction to the Internet, computers or gaming systems, as these devices are now easily accessed by children of this age group. "Parents concerned about their...

2014-01-13 16:23:57

WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite concerns that turning teen moms into reality TV stars has glamorized teen pregnancy, a new study shows that MTV's 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom have had a more powerful impact in the opposite direction: the series has significantly reduced births to teens. The research, coauthored by Wellesley College economist Phillip B. Levine and University of Maryland economist Melissa S. Kearney, finds that MTV's 16 and Pregnant...

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2014-01-13 15:44:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many have claimed that reality shows on MTV have no redeeming values, a new study has found that the popular shows “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” may have actually contributed to a record drop in teen pregnancies. Teen pregnancy rates have been falling over the past two decades, and many experts point to the Great Recession as playing a big role in this phenomenon. However, the new study’s statistical analysis has...

2014-01-10 23:20:24

During her twenty-seven years of practice, Dr. Joanne Wendt, a psychologist specializing in family and couples therapy, has encountered many parents who struggle to maintain appropriate boundaries with their teenage children. Dr. Wendt developed these tips to help parents raise self-sufficient, respectful teens and is sharing her suggestions. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 As teenagers, many children begin to drift away from their parents, a part of their normal...

2014-01-10 10:41:11

Many believe teen mothers have an enviable quality of life, a high income and involved fathers The creator of MTV's "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" said the shows have been called "one of the best public service campaigns to prevent teen pregnancy." A new Indiana University research study finds the opposite to be true. The paper accepted for publication in the journal Mass Communication and Society presents findings that such teen mom shows actually lead heavy viewers to believe that...


Word of the Day
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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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