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2014-08-14 16:24:44

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand Innovation Agency PureMoxie's founders left their hearts in ... Oakland, recently returning to the city's waterfront district to base operations for their global insight, digital design and creative studio. "Our last business was based in Oakland and now, in PureMoxie's tenth year, our rapid growth has brought us back to the city that was home for many years," said Paris Hinson, president and executive creative director of...

2014-08-04 08:28:59

Becomes third regional aggregation group to seek direct contracting benefits IRVING, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mid-America Service Solutions (MSS), the nation's largest regional coalition representing 120 hospitals with more than $4 billion in annual supply spend, has become the latest purchasing group to sign up and act on cost reduction opportunities through aptitude LLC, healthcare's online direct contracting market, to increase speed to value. The agreement raises the...

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

Tel Aviv University New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Since then, she has conducted the first empirical study to verify a link between Parkinson's disease...

2014-06-03 08:27:43

73% of those surveyed globally consider themselves to be creative versus 85% of Jack Morton Worldwide employees NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Jack Morton Worldwide, one of the world's largest and most respected brand experience agencies, celebrates its 75(th) anniversary with the release of new global research about the state of creativity in the workplace worldwide. The research probes global employees about creativity, risk-taking and bravery-- qualities that have been...

2014-05-06 23:17:13

This year’s competition brought thousands of students from 38 countries to the final round. For the seventh consecutive year, visual marketing agency Pikewood Creative produced the video content for the ever-popular event. Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Thousands of eyes were focused on the giant video boards inside the Edward Jones Dome in Saint Louis. The subject of their attention was the customized animated video series designed for the annual U.S. FIRST® World...

Free-flowing Thought More Likely While Taking A Walk
2014-04-25 03:43:10

American Psychological Association When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. "Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking when walking," said Marily Oppezzo, PhD, of Santa Clara University. "With this study, we finally may be taking a step or two toward discovering why." While at Stanford University's Graduate School of...

2014-03-03 12:24:12

DUBAI, UAE, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Return after 25-year protest of art refusal After 25 years of consistent refusal, an artist has returned, under the pseudonym "AN IDIOT", as a "painter from nothing" - and has since continued to develop new artistic styles and methods. During the 80s he destroyed his entire previous work, chopped into pieces and burned up in his factory-building workshop - all as a protest against the recognition value encouraged by the art...

2014-02-17 23:24:16

Through an exploration of neuroscience and art, a Philadelphia based artist discovers the connection between memory and creativity and how everyone can benefit from tapping into this little-known resource of personal transformation. Contact: PMV Productions. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 When it comes to creativity many believe that they either have it or they don’t. Some people—artists, designers, poets, writers, singers, techno geniuses—are born with great creative...

2013-12-03 13:45:00

New project from College of Education turns 'STEM' into 'STEAM' Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have become part of educational vernacular, as colleges, universities and other institutions strive to raise the profile of the areas of study and the number of graduates in each field. Now a project from the University of Houston College of Education Urban Talent Research Institute encourages the incorporation of creative endeavors to attract more and better STEM...

New Test Gauges Creativity
2013-10-30 13:12:41

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have devised a new test that is able to measure a person’s creativity and get to the bottom of what it takes to create. The new technique sets the stage for scientists to determine how the brain comes up with unusually creative ideas. Scientists believe there is a lot of hard work going on in the brain even when it seems as though coming up with an idea is effortless. “We want to understand what makes creativity tick, what...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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