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2014-04-10 14:42:23

The willingness of decision makers to take risks increases when they play games of chance with money won earlier. Risk taking also rises when they have the opportunity to compensate for earlier losses by breaking even. This outcome was demonstrated by Dr. Kaisa Hytönen, a Finnish Aalto University researcher in neurofinance, together with her international colleagues. There are frequently various linkages between financial decisions: the circumstances accompanying the decision are...

2014-03-05 08:23:05

DUBLIN, Mar. 05, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vkkzsl/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Cyclohexylbenzene Industry" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Cyclohexylbenzene Industry' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global cyclohexylbenzene...

2013-12-12 23:23:25

Picaboo Portfolio Books have empowered these youth to find their voices and share their stories through a platform that allows their creativity to flourish. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A Backpack Journalist is a program devoted to helping youth find their voice by presenting them with real world experiences and using critical thinking to share their stories. Through their workshops, students learn to develop 21st Century Learning skills through various modules focused on...

2013-10-31 23:24:58

Pushes Boundaries of Business Apps for iPad and Android Tablets Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Every day employees across organizations must solve difficult problems and make tough decisions that impact the bottom line. Kepner-Tregoe (KT), the global capability development and consulting company, announced the launch of the new Kepner-Tregoe Tablet App, created to help employees manage these business challenges whether they are on a shop floor, in the field, at a remote office or...

2013-10-17 23:01:25

Education World's new student discussion guide, “Malala’s Courage,” poses thought-provoking questions and links to resources that help students explore Malala Yousafzai’s significance to the world. Meriden, CT (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Education World has added a student discussion guide, “Malala’s Courage,” to its current-events resources. The guide’s thought-provoking questions and links to additional resources help students explore Malala Yousafzai’s significance...

2013-10-07 12:42:57

Ideologues on both ends of the political spectrum are equally likely to believe their opinions are superior to others', but their feelings of superiority emerge for distinct political issues, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. These findings suggest that, while people with moderate attitudes tend to be more evenhanded, those on the extreme ends of the political spectrum seem especially convinced that their...

2013-10-03 23:33:58

New Features Transform Web Tool into Comprehensive Student/Teacher 21st Century Critical Thinking Platform New York, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Citelighter, the company responsible for the intuitive and easy to use, fully automated research and citation tool, has released its 21st century critical thinking platform aimed at providing students with a constructive learning framework and teachers with the necessary tools to gather previously unknown, unique insights into their students’...

2013-09-18 23:18:34

Skin care expert believes razor sales will pick up when new technology hits the market. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The recent news about the decline of razor sales sends a clear message to the razor industry, according to Dermatologist-Pharmacist Dr. Milton D. Moore. While acknowledging the grim numbers from Euromonitor that show sales of Shick razors declining by 10%, Dr. Moore believes the time is ripe for new types of razors that do their job more efficiently, and that...

2013-08-27 23:18:14

Can the thinking of leaders be shifted to change the world? Jim Kouzes & Barry Posner agree with Dr. Cheryl Lentz in new refractive thinker book that answers this question. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Dr. Cheryl Lentz has asked the question for years, "Can we change the way leaders think?" Her philosophy is simple, "I critically think to be, I refractively think to change the world." It was this philosophy that inspired her to create the Refractive...

2013-08-05 23:21:42

International Distance Learning Summer Camp connects The Bronx Science Club – Mission Society Power Academy with Science Clubs in Nairobi and Bungoma, Kenya. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 One Planet Education Network (OPEN), a leading provider of online multiplayer adventure learning games that engage and inspire kids to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, today announced the first in its series of complementary international distance learning events. OPEN and...