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2013-11-07 23:29:14

New Channel Management Platform collects and translates billions of data points to create more profitable manufacturer/retailer relationships. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Channel IQ – the central place for retailers and manufacturers to manage ecommerce activity – announced today that it raised $12 million of funding from Drive Capital. According to Channel IQ CEO Wes Shepherd, the company will use the infusion in cash to accelerate its development of the world’s largest...

Baby Innate Number Sense Predicts Math Abilities
2013-10-23 15:42:00

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In Dustin Hoffman’s Academy Award winning performance in the movie Rain Man, the toothpick scene stands out as a defining moment in the movie. In it, a box of toothpicks is dropped on the floor and his character immediately recognizes that there are 246 toothpicks on the ground. That ability, while extremely exaggerated in this example, is apparently innate in infants in a more basic form and is the subject of study at the Duke...

2013-10-15 20:56:45

Kids in rural poverty score lower on visual, higher on verbal tests of working memory than urban counterparts Studies have long shown a difference in cognitive ability between high- and low-income children, but for the first time, scientists have found a difference between low-income children growing up in rural areas and those growing up in urban environments. Researchers at Dartmouth College have found that children growing up in rural poverty score significantly lower on visual...


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