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2014-02-24 04:25:12

New iQ Care Technologies Automatically Identify, Diagnose and Solve Battery and Data Drain Issues on Mobile Devices BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- Carrier iQ, a pioneer in mobile intelligence, today announced new machine learning algorithms designed to enable the future of customer care. These new technologies are part of the most recent release of Carrier iQ's iQ Care solution, a suite of analytics and applications designed to help Mobile Network...

2013-08-30 08:23:53

Free seminars provide critical information to NYC parents preparing their child for gifted and talented testing NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TestingMom.com, the premiere site for parents who are applying their children to gifted and talented programs and private schools, is pleased to announce that the first annual Testing Week will take place this September in New York City. This weeklong series of live events will guide New York City parents through the high-stakes and...

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...

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...

Emotional Intelligence Linked To General Intelligence Says Study
2013-01-23 09:29:00

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign recently studied emotional intelligence by focusing on combat-related brain injures in 152 Vietnam veterans. The researchers believe that this is the first study to provide a detailed look at how different brain regions can affect emotional intelligence. With emotional intelligence, individuals can process emotional information and work through various parts of...

2012-10-10 07:30:33

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TestingMom.com held a series of parent seminars in New York City on Sept. 19, 21 and 22, 2012 to have an open discussion with local parents about upcoming gifted and talented exams and private school admissions exams, as well as navigating the processes involved in selecting a school that is a good mutual fit for the family. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121010/CG90076) Testing Mom, which caters to parents who are applying their...

Genetics of Intelligence Remains A Riddle
2012-10-03 12:28:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Your intelligence — like almost all other traits — is a gift from your parents, at least in part. Scientists have known for a long time that intelligence is at least partially inherited through genetics. According to psychological scientist Christopher Chabris, however, it may be some time before researchers can identify the specific genetic roots of intelligence. A new study from Union College shows that the genes long...

Brain Activity Helps Predict Individual's Test Performance
2012-09-19 14:41:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists are monitoring brain activity to help try and predict how well someone will perform on a test they have been studying for, and how to better improve study habits. Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have shown it is possible to predict how well people will remember information. The team demonstrated predictions based on the results of monitoring test volunteers with electroencephalography (EEG) sensors....

2012-09-11 14:25:22

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TestingMom.com recently launched an entirely revamped version of its already-popular website, giving parents a whole new set of tools to help their children succeed in the increasingly competitive world of gifted education. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120911/CG72587) Testing Mom, which caters to parents who are applying their children to private schools and/or gifted and talented programs, originally launched in the summer...

2012-05-30 02:23:57

RESTON, Va., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Many school-age children seeking a coveted spot in one of the nation's top gifted and talented programs must first achieve a high score on the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test® 2nd edition (NNAT®2). Leading test preparation company, Test Tutor Publishing, has just released a new practice workbook designed specifically to help children improve their scores. The Test Tutor: NNAT®2 Practice Workbook is designed for test takers in grades...