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2014-08-08 11:02:01

Sam Houston State University According to a 2010 survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.4 million women in Texas experience stalking during their lifetimes. Despite recent laws adopted in the state to protect stalking victims, little information is available about the crime or policies and procedures to aid the criminal justice system, according to a report from the Crime Victims' Institute (CVI). According to CDC estimates, 15.6 percent of the...

2014-08-08 08:24:39

Web's leading human sexuality site releases "Orgasm in Bloom" video to spark discussion of female pleasure NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oh, yes, yes, yes! The world is celebrating International Female Orgasm Day this Friday. International Female Orgasm Day -- yes, it's a real holiday -- will be held on Aug. 8. It was started by a local politician in northeastern Brazil in a tribute to his wife. It is celebrated annually in Brazil, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Norway,...

2014-08-07 23:07:23

PR News announces a one-day boot camp targeted at emerging professionals seeking to break into the field of public relations and gain a firm grasp on the field's essential topics. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 PR News has developed a hands-on daylong workshop for emerging public relations and communications professionals seeking a foundational grasp of the field’s essential topics. The PR News One-Day Boot Camp for Emerging PR Stars, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency...

2014-08-07 20:23:20

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Rubenstein, President of Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR), announced today that Jason Ledder has joined the agency as the Media Department Group Head. With 15 years of industry experience, Ledder brings an extensive background in media relations across the healthcare, consumer, B2B, technology and non-profit industries. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140807/134647 "With Jason's degree of media relations expertise, he...

2014-08-07 16:32:46

Programs Designed to Support High Demand for Psychological Services in Mental Health Centers, Private Business, International Affairs and Special Education LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), the leading nonprofit national graduate school devoted exclusively to psychology and the fields of behavioral and health sciences, will offer online Master of Arts (M.A.) programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling,...

2014-08-07 12:27:45

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation and Home State Health partnered to host an anti-bullying event for over 75 elementary-aged students attending summer camp at Matthews-Dickey Boys' & Girls' Club. The "No Bullying Zone" event featured award-winning children's author Michelle Bain, reading, Splotch the Madpole Does a Whole lot of Bullying which was co-authored with Centene, Cenpatico, and anti-bullying expert Dr. Joseph Wright of Children's National...

music for power
2014-08-07 05:46:29

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The English playwright William Congreve wrote that "music has charms to soothe a savage breast," meaning that music could calm the nerves and emotions of the most agitated person. But what if being agitated, or more powerful, is exactly what you need? A new study from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University reveals that music is the answer in this case as well. However, not all songs are created equal when it...

2014-08-06 23:10:13

Grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, uncovers the connection between grief and sex. Nathan gives 5 warning signs that sex may be used to cope with grief. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Sex and grief have a relationship that is rarely spoken about. Men and women often have different ways they cope with their stressors. This is true with grief and, in some cases, it is apparent that sex may be used to cope with the ravages of loss. Sexual desire, also known as libido, is affected...

2014-08-06 23:00:45

Simple Ideas LLC, a national provider of counseling tools and programs, unveils Life’s Onion™ today at the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Life's Onion is a handheld, onion-shaped device with 12 peels which transforms into a flower when opened. Clients record their therapeutic goals and achievements on the actual peels, converting them to flower petals as progress is made. While there are other methods of...

2014-08-06 12:32:16

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, the global leader in gamification, today announced the 6th generation of its award-winning platform. Badgeville 6.0 focuses on creating greater social depth, deeper insights and faster deployment for gamified enterprise applications. With this major new release, customers can create engaging, highly customized activity streams and notifications. Badgeville is also announcing a beta version of its new customizable Analytics...


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
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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