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2013-08-08 14:20:49

New research shows that as culture has evolved over the last two centuries – with increasing urbanization, greater reliance on technology, and widespread availability of formal education – so has human psychology. The findings are forthcoming in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "This research shows that there has been a two-century long historical shift towards individualistic psychological functioning...

Breastfeeding Boosts IQ
2013-07-30 09:11:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors have been espousing the benefits of breastfeeding for years, and a new study in JAMA Pediatrics has found further evidence breastfeeding can boost babies' intelligence. While previous studies have made a similar connection, experts said the new study took steps to account for the mother's IQ and the child's upbringing, which other studies have failed to do as comprehensively. Based on the latest study's...

2013-07-29 23:02:27

Celebrating the skill and knowledge of New Jersey healthcare professionals, Conventus, a physician-owned professional medical liability company, is offering the “Healthcare Risk IQ Test.” The online test takes about 3 minutes to complete and measures knowledge of data about practicing medicine in the Garden State. The test can be found at http://www.ConventusNJ.com/Risk-IQ/. Woodbridge, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 There’s no question that the Garden State has more than its fair share...

2013-07-02 11:22:06

Children from low-income families tend to do worse at school than their better-off peers. Now a new study of a large ethnically and socioeconomically diverse group of children from across the United States has identified poor planning skills as one reason for the income-achievement gap, which can emerge as early as kindergarten and continue through high school. The study, by researchers at Cornell University, appears in the journal Child Development. "Low-income children appear to have...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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