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Preschoolers Can Reflect On What They Dont Know

Preschoolers Can Reflect On What They Don't Know

Association for Psychological Science Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments. The study findings are published in...

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2014-07-25 23:09:06

ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has won the Nintex Marketing Impact Award 2014. The award was presented to ACTS CEO, James Farhat at the Microsoft Worldwide Conference in Washington, D.C. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has won the 2014 Nintex Marketing Impact Award. As a winner of this award, ACTS is highly commended for their innovative approach and strong client outcomes. ACTS...

2014-07-24 23:07:46

This summer 365 Home Warranty has started a nonprofit partnership with Move for Hunger. $2.00 of every customer purchase, with Move for Hunger designated as the non-profit recipient, will be donated to the organization by the 365 Home Warranty team. Edison, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Social responsibility and giving back to the community is one of 365 Home Warranty’s top priorities. In 2014, 365 Home Warranty has confirmed a nonprofit partnership with Life Vest Inside and is now...

2014-07-23 23:18:02

Lou Potempa teaches empowering consciousness to resolve issues of humanity. Montgomery, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 At the age of nine, Lou Potempa decided he would become a successful businessman of the world. Interestingly, he succeeded with a 25-year career as vice president of corporate development. How did this success come about? Looking back on his life, Potempa realized a consistent pattern that resulted in positive outcomes. In 90 minutes, Potempa’s new book provides unique...

2014-07-23 12:30:49

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of informatics solutions to the pharma, biotech, chemical, agrochemical and academic industries, has released the agenda for their annual User Group Meeting. The impressive speaker line-up includes leading scientists from Galderma, Basilea Pharmaceutica, Pulmocide, Redx Pharma, MRC Technology and The Institute of Cancer Research among others. Registration is now...

2014-07-21 23:09:14

Dr. Kathleen Mojas has been helping clients update their mind maps for success, love and even better health for 20 years. Although positive thinking has its place in self-help, it is simply not enough to override the limiting mind maps that most of us carry around in the unconscious. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Dr. Kathleen Mojas, a Beverly Hills psychologist celebrating 20 years in private practice, explains why thinking positive is not enough. “We may consciously...

2014-07-18 23:07:02

Poe Boy Music Group’s Artist Gives A Sneak Peak Into New Project With His “Bad Vibes” Single Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “Bad Vibes” Single by YT Triz. The new single is currently available for download. “Bad Vibes” represents a real life story that YT Triz wanted to share with people who would listen and understand. It depicts the type of feeling that one might receive from experiencing the hate of another. Some...

2014-07-16 20:23:07

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Epilepsy Therapeutics in Asia Pacific Markets to 2019 - Treatment Options Enhanced As Novel Next Generation AEDs Show Improved Safety and Tolerability https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052296/Epilepsy-Therapeutics-in-Asia-Pacific-Markets-to-2019---Treatment-Options-Enhanced-As-Novel-Next-Generation-AEDs-Show-Improved-Safety-and-Tolerability.html Epilepsy Therapeutics in Asia Pacific...

2014-07-16 16:24:11

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, is pleased to host Hill briefings on the intersection between hunger, health and nutrition on Thursday, July 17(th). Panelists will discuss compelling new research on how the framing of nutritional choices can influence eating behavior, the connections between food insecurity and diabetes, as well as promising interventions that communities can implement to help improve...

2014-07-15 14:27:45

Rice University Older people are nearly twice as likely as their younger counterparts to have their memory and cognitive processes impaired by environmental distractions (such as irrelevant speech or written words presented along with target stimuli), according to a new study from psychologists at Rice University and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Whereas other studies had found that older adults are distracted by memories of prior similar events, this was the first study to...

2014-07-15 10:01:47

Elsevier The inability to ignore irrelevant stimuli underlies the impaired working memory and cognition often experienced by individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, reports a new study in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry. Our brains are usually good at focusing on the information that we are trying to learn and filtering out the "noise" or thoughts that aren't relevant. However, memory impairment in schizophrenia may be related in part to a problem with this filtering...


Latest Cognitive science Reference Libraries

Adaptive Behavior
2012-05-03 12:14:04

Adaptive Behavior is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bimonthly by Sage Publications. It was established in 1992 and is the official journal of the International Society of Adaptive Behavior. As of May 2012, the current editor-in-chief is Ezequiel di Paolo. This is the premier international journal for research on adaptive behavior in animals and autonomous artificial systems. For over ten years it has offered ethologists, psychologists, behavioral ecologists, computer...

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
2012-04-25 10:42:11

Behavioral and Brain Sciences is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of Open Peer Commentary established in 1978 by Stevan Harnad and published by Cambridge University Press. Harnad modeled this publication on the journal Current Anthropology (which was established in 1959 by Sol Tax of the University of Chicago). The journal publishes “target articles” followed by up to 30 or more peer commentaries and the authors’ response. It covers all areas of the bio-behavioral and cognitive...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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