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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...

Spatial Reasoning Linked With Math Skills
2013-06-25 15:36:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With educators constantly on the lookout for new ways to inspire and educate children, any technique or tool that helps students to learn can be invaluable. According to a new report from a pair of Michigan State University researchers, simple spatial reasoning exercises could help young children with their math skills. The MSU researchers held training sessions with 6 to 8 year olds on mentally rotating objects, a spatial ability, and...

Baby Weight Gain Higher IQ
2013-06-18 13:26:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Adelaide have discovered a link between a baby's weight in the first month after birth and a higher IQ by early school age. The scientists reported in the journal Pediatrics they found weight gain and increased head size during the first month of a baby's life could be linked to a child having a higher IQ. The team came to this conclusion after analyzing data from over 13,800 children who were born...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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