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Children's Books That Feature Animals With Human Traits Lead To Less Learning Of The Natural World
2014-03-27 11:01:18

University of Toronto A new study by University of Toronto researchers has found that kids’ books featuring animals with human characteristics not only lead to less factual learning but also influence children’s reasoning about animals. Researchers also found that young readers are more likely to attribute human behaviors and emotions to animals when exposed to books with anthropomorphized animals than books depicting animals realistically. “Books that portray animals...

2014-03-26 23:31:35

Many parents struggle with how to handle the problem of rude children. Licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Joanne J. Wendt, explains some of the main causes of rude behavior, and offers her top five suggestions on how parents can prevent and deal with this behavioral problem. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Dr. Joanne J. Wendt, a licensed San Diego clinical psychologist specializing in marriage and family therapy, sees many families in her private practice who are struggling with how...

2014-03-26 23:31:21

Teneo Linguistics Company, LLC, is sharing the ten things to consider when choosing a new foreign language translation service. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 You are a growing business with customers, partners or employees who speak other languages, and now translation, even if once an afterthought, is a necessity. Using bilingual employees and distributors was once helpful; now it’s become a problem. You need a professional service, but how do you find one? (Click here to get a...

2014-03-26 23:30:00

Many teens feel that stress lurks around every corner—and they don’t know what to do about it. Health promotion pamphlets from Journeyworks offer tips to help reduce the stress and anxiety that many teens feel. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 According to a recent study by the American Psychological Association U.S. teens are stressed out and need to learn coping skills. In a survey called Stress in America, the APA discovered that many American teens experience stress at...

2014-03-26 23:25:15

Undoubtedly, rich and successful singles can find love and friendship through a secure online dating site that offers chat tools and other resources that would make their search for a soulmate quite easy and interesting. Today, Millionaire Dating, an international dating network, announces the launch of a new millionaire dating site, Millionaire Dating Las Vegas. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 It’s a ground-breaking trend today that there are secure places where singles can find love, romance,...

2014-03-26 23:02:12

NoBullying.com releases today the ultimate guide to bullying and suicide. http://nobullying.com/bullying-and-suicide/ London, UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 From the many and quite recent bully-related suicide reports from every part of the world, it has become quite clear that the connection between suicide and bullying is getting stronger. While bullying may seem like a minor and childish behavior to many, it has gradually risen into one of the leading causes of suicide and other very...

2014-03-26 20:21:49

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), the leading nonprofit national graduate school devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral and health sciences, will offer an online Bachelor's of Arts Completion Program in Psychology for the first time starting fall 2014. Applications are now being accepted for the new program, which provides working adults with the opportunity to complete their education in...

2014-03-26 16:25:08

OAKLAND, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneTaste will host a press conference on March 30(th) 1pm at the Orgasmic Meditation Xperience (OMXperience) in Oakland, featuring speakers Neil Strauss author of 'the Game', OneTaste founder Nicole Daedone author of 'Slow Sex: the Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm,' Steven Kotler author of 'the Rise of Superman,' and Dr. Reef Karim, a double board certified psychiatrist and addiction medicine physician featured on Oprah and Dr. Phil....

2014-03-26 16:24:57

About 15 percent of tobacco retailers sold to minors in 2013 OLYMPIA, Wash., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of retailers in Washington illegally selling tobacco to minors is high for the second year in a row. An annual report that tracks illegal sales shows about 15 percent of tobacco retailers sold tobacco to minors in 2013 -- that's about the same as it was in 2012. As recently as 2009 the rate was much lower, at about 9 percent. "It's unacceptable that more...

Mentally Demanding Jobs May Keep Your Mind Sharp Long After You Retire
2014-03-26 14:11:36

University of Michigan A mentally demanding job may stress you out today but can provide important benefits after you retire, according to a new study. "Based on data spanning 18 years, our study suggests that certain kinds of challenging jobs have the potential to enhance and protect workers' mental functioning in later life," said Gwenith Fisher, a faculty associate at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research and assistant professor of psychology at Colorado State...


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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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