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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...

2013-07-01 23:22:02

Lawrence Kaplan chosen as a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award to commemorate the Legal Intelligencer’s 170th anniversary. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Rothman Gordon is pleased to announce the Honorable Lawrence W. Kaplan (ret.) was chosen by The Legal Intelligencer as a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. To commemorate The Legal Intelligencer’s 170th anniversary and to honor the great history of the legal profession in Pennsylvania, the publication...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.