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2014-07-16 12:24:48

MIAMI, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Infants who exhibit a consistent right hand preference are more likely to develop advanced language skills by age two, according to a study by Florida International University psychologist Eliza L. Nelson. The findings were recently published in the journal of Developmental Psychology. In the study, Nelson measured handedness - the tendency to use one hand more naturally than the other - in different ways according to the...

2014-07-16 08:24:35

Stewart creates kids' series featuring a special protagonist, who is disabled MAITLAND, Fla., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Vicky Stewart's new book, HEIDE LEARNS ABOUT BULLYING ($17.99, paperback, 9781498401739; $8.99, e-book, 9781498401746) teaches children what to do when a bully targets them. Heide is a twenty-eight year old, intellectually disabled, young lady, who is a victim of bullying. She learns to tell someone in authority, and to pray for the person who is...

2014-07-16 08:24:10

ATLANTA, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Best Inc. (PERSONALBEST), a leading Business Etiquette Training firm, announced plans today to expand their reach to government agencies by applying for a GSA Schedule Contract and actively pursue federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services Administration (GSA). "The...

divorce
2014-07-16 08:02:18

Alison Jones, Duke University Surprising suggestion for why divorce is more common among families with girls In the U.S., couples with daughters are somewhat more likely to divorce than couples with sons. Many scholars have read those numbers as evidence that daughters cause divorce. But new research from Duke University suggests something quite different may be at play: Girls may be hardier than boys, even in the womb, and may be better able to survive pregnancies stressed by a...

2014-07-15 23:11:26

Always committed to celebrating and honoring women's health-related topics, Praeclarus Press is pleased to announce the release of three new breastfeeding books. Finding Sufficiency, To Three and Beyond and Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple address important but often under-discussed topics important to breastfeeding mothers and those who support them. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Praeclarus Press adds to its growing collection of breastfeeding books with three new titles...

2014-07-15 23:04:38

DreamSphere helps users save and socialize their dreams, explore similar dreams on a global scale while learning about themselves RESTON, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 DreamsCloud, the world’s leading online dream resource, today launches DreamSphere, a new mobile app that offers a 360-degree approach to dreaming – including a dream journal, insights tool, real-time trending global dream map and social sharing options. A natural evolution of the flagship DreamsCloud website, the...

2014-07-15 23:04:21

TUGGO DOG TOYS, LLC, a new leading pet toy manufacturing company operating out of Hendersonville, TN and currently participating in the Las Vegas SuperZoo and ASD trade shows for new pet product, is now looking to recruit retailers and distributors for its premier Tuggo branded toy products. Hendersonville, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 TUGGO DOG TOYS, LLC, a new leading pet toy manufacturing company operating out of Hendersonville, TN and currently participating in the Las Vegas SuperZoo and...

2014-07-15 23:02:17

Even though popular media often seems to be saturated in sex, nearly nine out of 10 young adults (86%) “wish popular media like movies and TV shows portrayed virginity in a more realistic way,” according to a new survey from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and MTV’s “It’s Your (Sex) Life” campaign in advance of MTV’s new docu-series Virgin Territory, premiering Wednesday, July 16 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Even...

2014-07-15 23:01:40

NoBullying releases the guide to direct bullying today. http://nobullying.com/direct-bullying/ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Direct bullying is the most obvious form of bullying, but does not lessen the effects of indirect or cyber-bullying. Direct Bullying is pure unadulterated aggression towards individuals of all ages and all walks of life. Learn more on direct bullying with NoBullying’s article released today. This bullying type is the most obvious of all types of bullying, it is defined...

2014-07-15 13:45:02

University of Miami A new study from researchers at the University of Miami reveals how conciliatory gestures promote human forgiveness It's well known that when a person takes steps to make amends for a wrongdoing, the victim is more inclined to forgive and forget. However, exactly why that happens is less obvious and poorly understood. In a recent study, scientists made substantial progress in explaining the psychological processes that make forgiveness happen. Their findings show...


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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