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2013-12-22 23:02:15

PositiveSingles.com is pleased to announce the release of a new feature for its members. The new feature is called “Topic This Week,” and will be a place for members to discuss controversial topics. Los Angeles (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 The premier dating site for singles with sexually transmitted diseases, PositiveSingles.com, is rolling out a brand-new focus feature on December 20, 2013. Called “Topic This Week,” the inventive new feature will be a sort of water cooler for the...

2012-09-24 21:56:52

The presidential debates offer viewers a lot of substance about the issues of the campaign -- but postdebate media coverage can undermine the value they have for voters, a new study suggests. Results showed that postdebate coverage that focused on the debate as a competition led viewers to think less about policy issues. By comparison, coverage that focused on the substance of the discussion increased the likelihood that viewers would come away with specific thoughts about candidates´...

2011-05-05 22:08:17

Seeing questions can help voters detect dodges and be better informed, new study says How can some people respond to a question without answering the question, yet satisfy their listeners? This skill of "artful dodging" and how to better detect it are explored in an article published by the American Psychological Association. People typically judge a speaker with the goal of forming an opinion of the speaker, which can make them susceptible to dodges, according to the study published online...

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  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
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