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Mental Health In The Workplace - We Must Also Consider Home

Mental Health In The Workplace - We Must Also Consider Home Life Influences

Cléa Desjardins, University of Montreal New research from the University of Montreal and Concordia and confirms there are other factors at play Impossible deadlines, demanding bosses, abusive colleagues, unpaid overtime — all these...

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2014-09-18 12:31:41

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liqui-Box Corporation, a global leader in flexible packaging solutions for liquid and semi-liquid products, has announced a key addition within their sales and business development team to support the Company's growth strategies. Dan Proper has joined Liqui-Box as National Account Manager and will focus specifically on new market development. Dan has a successful track record in his 20+ years in the packaging industry - both in flexibles...

2014-09-18 12:28:02

Helps bar patrons in the USA and Brazil plan their night. BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The barKing app launched today, allowing bar patrons to plan their nights out and their social life involving bars and taverns. barKing, the "night out expert," makes the bar scene more interactive and more FUN. barKing was born when founder Jake Shea was visiting New York City and decided to go to a bar. When he and friends "landed" at an East Village so-called hot spot, they...

2014-09-17 23:01:22

Arizona’s Children Association kinship service providers were one of only seven kinship programs throughout the nation invited by Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) to present at the National Kinship Care Conference. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 As kinship care continues to be a primary and valuable option for children who cannot live with their parents, emphasis on kinship care policy, practice, and research is necessary to continue to enhance services and supports...

2014-09-16 23:03:48

Austin, Texas-based event will feature Moravia exhibit at Booth #434. Newbury Park, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Moravia’s Life Sciences Division is heading to the Lone Star State for the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) Regulatory Convergence. The event, which takes place Sept. 27-Oct. 1 in Austin, Texas, will feature some of the most prominent leaders in the life sciences industry, including an extensive display by Moravia in Booth #434. RAPS is the largest global...

2014-09-09 23:13:06

Monterey, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 George Keremedjiev, Director of the American Computer & Robotics Museum, announced that this year’s recipient of the Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Technology Pioneer Award is American sociobiologist and author, Rebecca D. Costa. Costa is being honored for exemplary writing and public outreach regarding human evolution and sociobiology. The awards ceremony will take place on October 1, 2014, in Bozeman, Montana, in conjunction with Montana...

3d or 2d
2014-09-07 04:59:22

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the common perception is that watching movies in 3D adds an extra level of excitement and makes the theatrical experience more thrilling and lifelike, new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal PLOS ONE suggests otherwise. Psychologists from the University of Utah devised the study to investigate whether or not older 2D film clips could produce the desired response in people who are regularly exposed to...

Bats Change Their Strategy When Food Is In Short Supply
2014-09-05 03:10:26

University of Bristol Bats could be more flexible in their echolocation behavior than previously thought, according to a new study into the foraging techniques of the desert long-eared bat by researchers at the University of Bristol. Echolocating bats have historically been classified into two groups: 'loud' aerial hawkers who catch flying insects on the wing and 'whispering' gleaners that pick up prey from the ground. While some bat species can forage in multiple ways, others have...

Hans Schroder
2014-09-04 03:45:36

Hans Schroder, Jason Moser, Andy Henion / Michigan State University Were Albert Einstein and Leonardo da Vinci born brilliant or did they acquire their intelligence through effort? No one knows for sure, but telling people the latter – that hard work trumps genes – causes instant changes in the brain and may make them more willing to strive for success, indicates a new study from Michigan State University. The findings suggest the human brain is more receptive to the message that...

2014-09-03 08:39:33

Authority will focus on government, higher education and business customers. BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaggle announced today that it has created a new division called Authority, which will focus on the company's expansion into new markets. Authority will provide cloud-based products to government, higher education and commercial customers. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/142241 "Our experience working with school districts provides us a great...

wolf yawn contangion
2014-09-01 03:30:40

Kayla Graham, PLOS Social bonds may increase yawning contagion between wolves Wolves may be susceptible to yawn contagion, according to a study published August 27, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Teresa Romero from The University of Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues. Researchers suggest that contagious yawning may be linked to human capacity for empathy, but little evidence apart from studies on primates, exists that links contagious yawning to empathy in other animals....


Latest Ethology Reference Libraries

Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

Common Noctule, Nyctalus noctula
2013-09-17 13:48:36

The common noctule bat is commonly found in Europe, Asia, and North Africa. This bat has a body length of three inches with a wingspan of approximately 14 inches. It is the largest bat found in Europe. It commonly lives in forests but due to human growth there have been populations found in towns dwelling in buildings such as church steeples. The common noctule starts to hunt and fly at dusk which is earlier than other members of the species. These bats fly at speeds up to 31 miles per...

New Zealand lesser short-tailed bat, Mystacina tuberculata
2013-09-17 13:41:27

The lesser short-tailed bat is only found in New Zealand and is the only living species of bat in the Mystacinidae Family. The short-tail is commonly located on the North Island of New Zealand using the forests as its habitat. Roosting is done primarily alone but there have been known colonies of over 100 bats. It prefers to use already hollowed trees or crevices but will chew out a burrow in the wood using its sharp incisor teeth. These roosting locations are only used for a few weeks...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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