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2014-04-01 23:30:17

Stunning art ideas and fun math games have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids experience history though art. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Let the kids experience history through art. Stunning art ideas and fun math games have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for great tips from seasoned Moms this week. Teach the kids about the great impressionist masters and let them create a master pieces all by themselves. The results are stunning and the kids...

2014-04-01 23:29:15

Emotions and the sudden need to find recovery for their sons is a bad combination when attempting to make an informed decision as to where to place a substance abusing young man. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Mike Joly, CEO of New Life House, has specialized in creating an extensive recovery community for young adults over the past seventeen years. Working with substance abusers and their families, he has encountered the obstacle that keeps parents from making informed...

2014-04-01 23:26:19

Employee engagement is among the top priorities in talent management for majority of organizations throughout the world based on recent research. But 2/3rd of employees are not engaged as per recent poll by Gallup. Warren, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 A balanced approach to employee engagement is needed because focusing on few factors like recognition, career development, relationship with managers, etc may provide employee engagement a boost in the short run but might hurt the company in...

2014-04-01 23:02:04

Many employers are still unfamiliar with massive open online courses, called MOOCs, but once they learned about them, they generally viewed them positively for recruiting, hiring and training employees, according to a new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Many employers are still unfamiliar with massive open online courses, called MOOCs, but once they learned about them, they generally viewed them positively...

2014-04-01 15:18:27

An educational intervention program for children between kindergarten and 10th grade, known as Fast Track, reduces aggressive behavior later in life, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research, led by psychological scientist Justin Carré of Nipissing University in Ontario, Canada, indicates that dampened testosterone levels in response to social threats may account for the intervention’s success in...

2014-04-01 14:57:02

Conventional wisdom and scientific arguments have claimed that societies with more men than women, such as China, will become more violent, but a University of California, Davis, study has found that a male-biased sex ratio does not lead to more crime. Rates of rape, sexual assault and homicide are actually lower in societies with more men than women, the study found. And, evolutionary theories predicting that when males outnumber females, males will compete vigorously for the limited...

2014-04-01 14:07:07

One state’s citizens are collectively more agreeable and another’s are more conscientious. Could that influence how each state is governed? A recently published study suggests it could. Jeffery Mondak and Damarys Canache, political science professors at the University of Illinois, analyzed personality data from more than 600,000 Americans, identified by state, who had responded to an online survey for another research study. They then matched that data with state-level measures of...

Materialism And The Treadmill Of Consumption
2014-04-01 12:25:26

Baylor University People who are materialistic are more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied, in part because they find it harder to be grateful for what they have, according to a study by Baylor University researchers. The study — “Why are materialists less happy? The role of gratitude and need satisfaction in the relationship between materialism and life satisfaction” — appears in the journal Personality and Individual Differences. “Gratitude is a positive mood. It’s...

Bullying Also Affects Popular Kids
2014-04-01 11:53:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most of us science nerds vividly remember episodes of bullying that took place throughout our childhood, but a new study has found that the popular kids are victimized by bullies too. In fact, the study, published in the American Sociological Review, found that becoming more popular actually raises the risk of getting bullied. "Most people probably would not think that having a higher social status would increase the risk of being...

2014-04-01 08:29:41

CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K9 Fit Club, the nation's first indoor workout facility for dogs and their parents, is proudly teaming up with America's best-loved pet insurer, Petplan, to offer pet parents the paw-fect way to keep furry friends healthy long into old age. The new partnership combines K9 Fit Club's focus on an active, healthy lifestyle with Petplan's comprehensive coverage for unexpected illnesses and injuries. You could say it's a match made in doggy heaven!...


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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