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Emotional Intelligence Linked To General Intelligence Says Study
2013-01-23 09:29:00

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign recently studied emotional intelligence by focusing on combat-related brain injures in 152 Vietnam veterans. The researchers believe that this is the first study to provide a detailed look at how different brain regions can affect emotional intelligence. With emotional intelligence, individuals can process emotional information and work through various parts of...

2013-01-11 05:02:02

SAD Light boxes are a safe and effective treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder. A new program located in Seattle hopes to give more people an opportunity to try light box therapy at a low cost. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 January´s weather and gloomy days can make people feel down. For many it is feeling a loss of energy and enthusiasm for life, a greater appetite and a lower sex drive. These are the common symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and its milder form,...

New Road Rage Study Shows What Upsets Drivers Most
2013-01-10 18:38:25

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online ℠Be the change you wish to see in the world.´ — Mahatma K. Gandhi Gandhi´s offering is simple enough. I hear people bandy the saying around, but is it really put into practice? Do people even know how they might recognize situations where their behavior can be a shining example of what, to many, is simply a platitude en vogue? Well, according to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH),...

2013-01-10 05:01:47

IMS Expert Services considers findings of study recently published by Science, Journal of Original Scientific Research, Global News, and Commentary. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 A Scientific Weapon for the Courtroom? Think the eyes are windows to the soul? A recently released scientific study challenges commonly held beliefs and intuition regarding the importance of facial expression in conveying emotion. Cues from the body, as it turns out, are more powerful than facial...

2013-01-05 05:00:25

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is four times more likely to strike women than men according to a recent study, Bright Light Therapy provides a low cost long term solution. Reno, NV (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 As we start the new year many people have trouble celebrating due to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) a severe type of winter blues. December was Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Month, as a result this time of year, stories about SAD are all over the news, but a recent article...

Sibling Rivalries Can Harm Long-Term Mental Health
2012-12-20 16:40:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those sibling rivalries around Christmas time may have deeper repercussions than just a sour mood researchers suggest. In a report recently published in the journal Child Development, researchers from the University of Missouri wrote that fights between siblings about simple things could lead to depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues. Teen siblings fight about various issues, and many of their fights can be categorized as being...


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Ornithophobia
2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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