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2014-05-29 23:02:23

Reporting Percentage, Volume of Fraud-related Incidents Reach Record-high Levels Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Network, Inc., a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, and BDO Consulting, a leading provider of Financial Advisory, Business Advisory and Technology Services worldwide, announced today the fourth quarter 2013 findings of their Quarterly Corporate Fraud Index, a comprehensive examination of fraud reporting activity from almost 15 million...

2014-05-16 04:21:47

Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C., a leading tax, accounting, consulting and forensic accounting firm, shares a Fraud Prevention Checkup document created by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. WOODBURY, N.Y., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading tax, accounting, consulting and forensic accounting firm Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C. shares a Fraud Prevention Checkup document created by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. (Photo:...

2014-05-15 08:38:32

Access to Plagiarism Detection Software Is Central to Efforts to Prevent Duplication, Ensure Originality and Integrity OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like most academic institutions, the University of Manitoba is deeply concerned about misconduct and committed to maintaining the highest integrity standards for students and faculty. To ensure academic integrity and avoid plagiarism, the University of Manitoba has integrated leading plagiarism detection technology...

2014-05-13 23:10:07

Through a new book, TEDx talk, and website, Dr. Cortney S. Warren’s message is captivating audiences around the world. After resigning from a tenured position at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), her new mission is to bring psychological research and theory on self-deception to those who would most benefit—the public. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Psychology of Self-Deception "Humans are masters of self-deception. We don’t like to think of ourselves as liars;...

2014-05-05 23:02:51

Although getting tenure and then quitting is not the typical trajectory of a university professor, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., did just that during her TEDxUNLV talk, “Honest Liars: The Psychology of Self-Deception.” Using prominent psychological theories of human nature, Dr. Warren described how we lie to ourselves, the profound costs of our self-deception, and how to live a more fulfilling life by choosing to be honest with ourselves. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) May 05, 2014...

2014-04-09 23:31:17

Written in language so simple a child can understand it, ‘The Handbook of the Magician’ by Johan Oeyen introduces clear, simple ways readers can practice peace, happiness and healing. Brandon, Fla. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 These days, when we hear the word “magic,” we mostly think of epic worlds populated by wizards and witches. But there’s more to magic than fiction, and in his debut title, “The Handbook of the Magician” (ISBN 1495450082), 10-year veteran energy healer Johan...

Unconscious Mind Is A Better Lie Detector
2014-03-25 05:16:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Determining whether a person is telling the truth or lying might be easier than you think, thanks to automatic associations made in the unconscious mind, according to new research appearing in the online edition of the journal Psychological Science. In fact, the authors of the study claim that those automatic associations could actually be a more accurate lie-detector than conscious attempts to uncover the veracity of another...

Lied-to Children Are More Likely To Cheat And Lie
2014-03-19 21:26:14

University of California - San Diego People lie – we know this. People lie to kids – we know this, too. But what happens next? Do children who've been lied to lie more themselves? Surprisingly, the question had not been asked experimentally until Chelsea Hays, then an undergraduate student in psychology at the University of California, San Diego, approached professor Leslie Carver with it. Now the pair have a paper out in Developmental Science, suggesting that adult dishonesty does...

2014-02-10 23:26:12

Latest CIFAS UK fraud data suggests that what seems to be a decrease in overall fraud rate, actually “hides” a shift in fraudster focus towards less protected targets. More effective ID fraud protection and deterrence is reported by enterprises and services using AU10TIX front-end and online solutions. Nicisia, Cyprus (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 “Mortgage Finance Gazette” reports that latest CIFAS UK fraud data shows seemingly conflicting trends: On one hand, overall fraud rates...

2014-02-02 23:02:15

BBSU Circuit Protocols designed by Brett Campbell is the latest program that teaches people how to get rid of arm flab and tone arm muscle. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if BBSU Circuit Protocols is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 BBSU Circuit Protocols is the latest program that teaches people how to burn fat and build lean, sexy muscle. The program also provides workouts that are designed to help people shape, tone and achieve their fat...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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