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Even Depressed People Believe That Life Gets Better

Even Depressed People Believe That Life Gets Better

Provided by Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Adults typically believe that life gets better — today is better than yesterday was and tomorrow will be even better than today. A new study shows that even depressed individuals...

Latest Behavior Stories

2014-10-22 23:12:00

To help adolescent girls deeply understand the implications of online actions, Garrison Forest School created its first-ever Digital Kindness Week as part of National Cyber Safety Month. Owings Mills, Md. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 It’s hardly news that today’s digitally fluent tweens and teens live online. Increasingly, though, the digital world’s darker side for young adults—cyberbullying, false profiles and worse—fill the headlines. Girls are particularly susceptible to the...

2014-10-22 23:11:41

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Clinical psychologist Dr. Joanne Wendt is releasing her top signs of an abusive relationship so that more women can protect themselves from becoming battered women. San Diego, Californiia (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 According to the latest figures, 1 out of 4 women will experience an abusive relationship. But clinical psychologist Joanne Wendt, who helps victims of domestic violence through her practice, says there are often many early warning...

2014-10-22 23:11:31

Montclair Veterinary Hospital Recognizes Adopt-a-Dog Month Oakland, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 There are still nearly 4 million dogs surrendered to shelters each year according to the American Humane Association. Adopting a furry friend from a local shelter is the perfect place to find dogs of every type, size, age and personality—all waiting for a loving home. In recognition of Adopt-a-Dog Month in October, the experts at Montclair Veterinary Hospital are detailing several...

2014-10-22 23:01:32

Are Children Getting More Access to Porn Now? A NoBullying Article Released Today http://nobullying.com/watching-porn/ London, UK (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Ironically, Pornography is one of the highest grossing industries worldwide. For an industry to be so highly grossing, it means it has numerous consumers who just can’t get enough. But where do children factor in when it comes to the Porn Industry? Are Children getting more access to porn then ever? NoBullying investigates in an...

2014-10-22 16:25:00

97% of affected group say they would recommend online school. K12 launches national "High Fives for Bully-Free Lives" campaign to support National Bullying Prevention Month HERNDON, Va., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of their initiative to support National Bullying Prevention Month, K12 Inc. [NYSE: LRN] - a leading provider of online learning solutions for kindergarten through twelfth grade students - engaged Edge Research to repeat a 2013 survey that focused on suitability...

2014-10-22 08:36:58

Kids In The House Shows Kids Facing the Bullying Epidemic LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying is an epidemic that has plagued our country for years. The Internet has increased its effects as people shoot cyber-bullets at each other's confidence and self-esteem while hiding behind their computer screens. As part of Unity Day, seven Los Angeles children are bravely speaking out to empower the world to be kind online. Kids in the House interviewed seven children from...

2014-10-21 23:13:56

Many people dwell on the negative aspects of life, but that isn't beneficial. New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA provides some tips from his new book on five simple ways to increase happiness today. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Forbes recently reported that as many as 52 percent of Americans are unhappy with their jobs and as a result, their relationships, health and finances suffer. While it may take a change of jobs to be happy in the...

2014-10-21 23:12:45

PenChecks Trust™, the leader in retirement benefits distribution processing, is moving into its third decade of operations with one eye on the past and one eye on the future. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 PenChecks Trust™, the leader in retirement benefits distribution processing, is moving into its third decade of operations with one eye on the past and one eye on the future. Founded in 1994 by CEO Peter E. Preovolos, PenChecks is celebrating two decades of success with the...

2014-10-21 23:09:35

After months of deliberation, genius designing, and an inflexible work ethic, FindSurrogateMother.com has unveiled its new responsive web design. The site features over 1,000 intended parents, 700 surrogate mothers, and more than 100 surrogacy agencies — with over 28,000 connections made to-date. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 After months of deliberation, genius designing, and an inflexible work ethic, FindSurrogateMother.com, has unveiled its new responsive web design....

2014-10-21 23:05:44

My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Project Unity Founder Butch Kennedy for an episode. The episode was released in recognition of October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 On October 21, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Project Unity founder Butch Kennedy for an episode. Kennedy is a strong advocate in the Charleston area by raising awareness against Domestic Violence. As the...


Latest Behavior Reference Libraries

Stegodyphus lineatus
2014-04-07 14:12:35

Stegodyphus lineatus is the only European species belonging to the spider genus Stegodyphus. The males of this species are up to 12 millimeters long, while the females are up to 15 millimeters long. The coloration can range from whitish to almost black. In the majority of individuals, the opisthosoma is whitish with two broad black longitudinal stripes. The males and females look similar, but the male is usually richer in contrast and has a bulbous forehead. The species name is in...

Copse Snail, Arianta arbustorum
2013-10-14 10:29:48

The Copse Snail (Arianta arbustorum) is a medium-sized species of land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk belonging to the family Helicidae. There are several subspecies that are recognized: A. a. alpicola, A. a. arbustorum, A. a. canigonensis, A. a. picea, A. a. pseudorudis, A. a. repellini, A. a. styriaca, and A. a. vareliensis. This species is native to Europe and can be found in the Netherlands, Austria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Norway,...

White-lipped Snail, Cepaea hortensis
2013-10-14 10:25:23

The White-lipped Snail (Cepaea hortensis) is a medium sized species of air breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk. It’s a close relative of the grove snail. The White-lipped Snail is fairly smaller than the grove snail, the shell usually being about 1 inch in maximum dimension. Like the grove snail, it has substantial variability in shell color and banding; although the shell of the white-lipped snail is perhaps most commonly yellow, with or without the brown...

Helicigona lapicida
2013-10-14 09:29:55

Helicigona lapicida is a species of medium-sized, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk belonging to the family Helicidae, the typical snails. This species of snail constructs and utilizes love darts while mating. It is native to Europe, particularly central Europe. It can be found in west and central Europe, Great Britain, north England, Scotland, Latvia, Kaliningrad, north Italy, and it is isolated in south Ireland. It inhabits shady limestone rocks,...

Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.