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2013-12-03 13:45:00

New project from College of Education turns 'STEM' into 'STEAM' Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have become part of educational vernacular, as colleges, universities and other institutions strive to raise the profile of the areas of study and the number of graduates in each field. Now a project from the University of Houston College of Education Urban Talent Research Institute encourages the incorporation of creative endeavors to attract more and better STEM...

2013-12-02 21:28:26

A study investigates the role of the motor system in conceptualization Is it true, as some scientists believe, that to understand words like "spike" (in the volleyball sense) the brain has to "mentally" retrace the sequence of motor commands that accomplish the action? According to a study just published as a cover story in the December issue of Brain Research and conducted with the participation of scientists from SISSA, the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste, the...

2013-11-27 23:25:45

Learn about Laurie Carey’s mission to fill the hiring gap by making science, technology, engineering, arts & math fun for young people. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning recently met with Laurie Carey, the educational dynamo, inspirational speaker and CEO of We Connect the Dots, to get her views on learning, education, women and life for SarderTV, the new video learning database. Laurie Carey, who calls herself a type A personality and...

2013-11-20 23:22:23

TheBrain 8 offers ready-made knowledge templates, over 1500 icons and timeline view for organizing ideas and information. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 TheBrain Technologies, the leading provider of dynamic visualization and knowledge management software, announced its newest release, TheBrain 8. TheBrain software’s unique approach to information organization enables users to create and link together thousands of digital Thoughts. TheBrain software has been downloaded by...

2013-11-18 10:28:03

Research in recent years has suggested that young Americans might be less creative now than in decades past, even while their intelligence — as measured by IQ tests — continues to rise. But new research from the University of Washington Information School and Harvard University, closely studying 20 years of student creative writing and visual artworks, hints that the dynamics of creativity may not break down as simply as that. Instead, it may be that some aspects of creativity —...

2013-11-15 23:24:21

Sophisticated brain cross-training program fuses computer and physical exercises designed to win the battle against ADHD in the classroom, amongst other dynamic applications. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developer and marketer of a sophisticated brain cross-training program developed by Yale neuroscientists that combines computer and physical exercises designed to help Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and working memory, recently announced...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.