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Impossible deadlines, demanding bosses, abusive colleagues, unpaid overtime — all these factors can lead to a burnout. When it comes to mental health in the workplace, we often forget to consider the influence of home life.
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
Austin, Texas-based event will feature Moravia exhibit at Booth #434. Newbury Park, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Moravia’s Life Sciences Division
A Rutgers study has found that when it comes to how satisfied a man is with his life, a wife who is happy in their marriage is more important than how the man feels about any other aspect of the union.
Monterey, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 George Keremedjiev, Director of the American Computer & Robotics Museum, announced that this year’s recipient
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.
Bats could be more flexible in their echolocation behavior than previously thought
Were Albert Einstein and Leonardo da Vinci born brilliant or did they acquire their intelligence through effort?
Authority will focus on government, higher education and business customers. BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept.
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.
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, 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, 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...
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...
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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