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2014-07-30 23:00:39

MyMobileUniversity is the global initiative to impact lives through education and it is a learning platform for all ages. MMU believes in the fundamental right to a quality public education for all and are now inviting individuals, who are passionate about the universal right to education, to come on board as Goodwill Ambassadors. Washington, DC and Malaysia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 MyMobileUniversity (MMU) is a global initiative to impact lives through education by LTT Global an award...

2014-07-23 23:31:41

Two recent studies reveal that child abuse is much more common in ADHD and dyslexia. In Dr. Harold Levinson’s clinical experience, early and effective medical treatment rapidly “normalizes” overall functioning and so may minimize or prevent child abuse and many other impairments from arising. Great Neck, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Two recent studies indicate that previously untreated adults with dyslexia and ADHD were significantly more abused as children than those without these...

2014-07-23 23:25:16

200 companies participate in virtual sessions about STEM with Nepris since January launch. Dallas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Students better grasp abstract concepts like ratios when a working architect shows them how mathematics affects building design. Few professionals, however, have the time to drive to a school or they are ill-prepared for translating their professional work into concepts students understand. Nepris has now bridged that gap for over 200 companies. Before Nepris—an online...

aging and cognition
2014-07-22 04:53:10

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Picture this: You pick up your cell phone to call a close family member, someone you know well and speak with on the phone often. Every time, you physically enter the phone number; you know this number by heart and have for many years. Suddenly, though, you can't remember the number to save your life. You stare at the phone, bewildered by the forgotten number. Frustration seeps in, and you feel your age. Aging is not easy. First...

2014-07-17 23:06:27

ALOHA launching Reading | Writing program for five to six year olds. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 While summer has just begun in some parts of the country, the school year is not far away for some of us. To begin 2014 school year with a new initiative, ALOHA Mind Math is launching ‘ALOHA Champ,’ for children aged between 5 and 6 years. Mani Manickavelu, President and CEO of ALOHA Mind Math says, "After the phenomenal success of our Reading and Writing program, launched in 2012, we...

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

Tel Aviv University New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Since then, she has conducted the first empirical study to verify a link between Parkinson's disease...

2014-07-14 23:08:28

A popular kit for teaching reading to ESL and intervention students builds on success with new release. North Salt Lake, UT (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 On July 14, 2014, Reading Horizons is releasing its updated Reading Horizons Elevate™ Teacher’s Kit, enhancing what was already a popular literacy program for ESL and intervention students with a colorful format and new features designed to engage teachers and students alike. At the heart of the Reading Horizons Elevate™ Teacher’s Kit...

Researchers Advocate For More Scientific Research On Consciousness
2014-07-11 03:46:20

By Hilary Hurd Anyaso, Northwestern University Why does a relentless stream of subjective experiences normally fill your mind? Maybe that's just one of those mysteries that will always elude us. Yet, research from Northwestern University suggests that consciousness lies well within the realm of scientific inquiry -- as impossible as that may currently seem. Although scientists have yet to agree on an objective measure to index consciousness, progress has been made with this agenda in...

2014-07-08 23:11:42

Belkasoft Evidence Center was used by Croatian Police to investigate an international case involving exploitation of children for pornography. A detailed case study was made available by the police. St. Petersburg, Russia (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Belkasoft Evidence Center, a digital forensic investigation software, was used by Croatian Police to prosecute an international case involving exploitation of children for pornography. During this case, Croatian Police used Belkasoft’s product to...

2014-07-07 23:06:57

New book takes readers through author’s theory on how brain works. Warren, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Intrigued by his own mind, author Masakazu Shoji decided to study the operations of the mind, assuming that the brain is a biological machine. “Self-Consciousness: The Hidden Internal State of Digital Circuits” (published by iUniverse) is Shoji’s breakdown of the human mind, treating it as if it was a human-machine brain. “The study of self-consciousness helps humans understand...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.