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2013-09-04 23:22:10

Gillette Earns No. 1 Ranking, No. 2 Dove Also Named ‘Genius’ New York, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Today, we released our inaugural Digital IQ Index®: Personal Care, a comprehensive report assessing the digital performance of 75 U.S. brands over the past year in the following Personal Care categories: Bath & Body, Deodorant & Antiperspirant, Diapers, Oral Care, Shaving & Hair Removal, and Tissue & Hygiene. In addition to ranking the brands, this report also...

Mental Bandwidth Consumed By Poverty
2013-08-30 04:40:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Living in poverty can have a tremendous impact on a person’s overall cognitive function, according to new research appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Science. According to Alok Jha, Science Correspondent of The Guardian, the study authors discovered poor people become so preoccupied with money-related issues such as paying bills and reducing expenses, they have less mental energy left to deal with more complex...

2013-08-28 10:44:41

The fact that taller people also tend to be slightly smarter is due in roughly equal parts to two phenomena—the same genes affect both traits and taller people are more likely than average to mate with smarter people and vice versa—according to a study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. The study did not find that environmental factors contributed to the connection between being taller and being smarter, both traits that people tend to find attractive. The modest correlation...

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...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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