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Violent Video Games Do Not Lead To Violent Lifestyle
2013-08-26 13:12:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study found that teens who play violent video games are not likely to become more violent or partake in anti-social behavior. The study, which was led by Christopher Ferguson of Stetson University and independent researcher Cheryl Olson, found that games such as Grand Theft Auto and Halo do not trigger teenagers with symptoms of depression or attention deficit disorder (ADD) to become more aggressive. The researchers found...

2013-08-20 23:24:20

Today PeopleKeys announces a new webinar about how to use DISC personality assessments for conflict resolution. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 PeopleKeys, the industry leader in personality assessment and behavioral solutions, today announced that it will be hosting a live webinar that explores how DISC behavioral analysis can be used to avoid interpersonal conflicts and create healthy and productive professional relationships. The webinar, Conflict Resolution, will be held on...

2013-08-05 08:04:09

A person playing a first-person shooter video game like Halo or Unreal Tournament must make decisions quickly. That fast-paced decision-making, it turns out, boosts the player's visual skills but comes at a cost, according to new research: reducing the person's ability to inhibit impulsive behavior. This reduction in what is called "proactive executive control" appears to be yet another way that violent video games can increase aggressive behavior. "We believe that any game that requires...

2013-07-30 23:25:28

OnlineParentingPrograms.com has seen a 16% bump in county mandated requirement for conflict management programs over the past six months. These mandatory parent education programs may been required due to high conflict separation or divorce where parental conflict is present. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Online co-parenting programs have been steadily making their way across the country. With over 30,000 parents signed up to take one of theOnlineParentingPrograms.com online...

The Psychology Behind Intervening In Bar Fights
2013-07-24 09:59:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the Wild West tales of old, cowboys and miners would routinely get into raucous bar brawls that often grew from the two original aggressors to include the entire saloon. Researchers from Penn State and the University of Ontario now say they understand bar fights and how they're able to swallow up more fighters as the scuffle continues. According to their research, bystanders are more likely to jump in to intervene when they believe...

Youth Homicide On The Decline
2013-07-12 12:42:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) found that the youth homicide rate hit a 30-year low in 2010. Still one of the top three causes of death for persons 10 to 24 years old, homicide accounted for 4,800 deaths in this age group in 2010. "Our youth represent our future and one homicide is one too many," said CDC director Linda C. Degutis. "Comprehensive approaches that include evidence-based prevention...

2013-07-09 23:03:34

Foundry Group leads $5M Series A investment round and J. Scott Carr joins as CEO to drive Modria’s growth SAN JOSE (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Modria today announced it has closed a $5 million dollar Series A investment round led by Foundry Group. As part of Modria’s expansion, J. Scott Carr has joined Modria as president and CEO. The Modria platform is the leading online dispute resolution system in the world, enabling businesses and government agencies of any size to resolve customer...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.