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2013-08-20 23:24:20

Today PeopleKeys announces a new webinar about how to use DISC personality assessments for conflict resolution. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 PeopleKeys, the industry leader in personality assessment and behavioral solutions, today announced that it will be hosting a live webinar that explores how DISC behavioral analysis can be used to avoid interpersonal conflicts and create healthy and productive professional relationships. The webinar, Conflict Resolution, will be held on...

2013-08-13 10:50:01

A University of Portland study challenges the popular perception that there is a "new and pervasive hookup culture" among contemporary college students. "Recent research and popular media reports have described intimate relationships among contemporary college students as characterized by a new and pervasive hookup culture in which students regularly have sex with no strings attached," said study co-author Martin Monto, a sociology professor at the University of Portland. "This implies...

2013-07-25 09:56:47

Infants develop a fear of heights as a result of their experiences moving around their environments, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Learning to avoid cliffs, ledges, and other precipitous hazards is essential to survival and yet human infants don’t show an early wariness of heights. As soon as human babies begin to crawl and scoot, they enter a phase during which...

Couples In Long-Distance Relationships More Intimate
2013-07-21 06:51:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder, and now there's scientific evidence to support the old adage, courtesy of researchers from City University of Hong Kong and Cornell University. According to USA Today's Molly Vorwerck, psychologists and study authors Crystal Jiang and Jeffery T. Hancock have discovered that individuals who participate in long-distance romantic relationships are more intimate with their significant...

2013-07-19 15:41:16

Babies have an innate biological need to be attached to caregivers, usually their parents. But what happens when babies spend a night or more per week away from a primary caregiver, as increasingly happens in cases where the parents share custody, but do not live together? In a new national study, University of Virginia researchers found that infants who spent at least one night per week away from their mothers had more insecure attachments to the mother compared to babies who had fewer...

2013-07-15 10:47:06

A study suggests that whether parents are gay, lesbian or straight, how well they work together as a couple is linked to fewer behavior problems in their adopted children and is more important than their sexual orientation A new study by psychology researchers suggests that whether parents are gay, lesbian or straight, how well they work together as a couple and support each other in parenting is linked to fewer behavior problems among their adopted children and is more important than...

Jealous Partners Become More Like Their Rival To Gain Attention
2013-07-11 07:08:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Seeing your partner flirt with someone might cause you to feel hurt, angry and jealous. You might not expect, however, that you would start thinking of yourself like your rival. A new study led by Villanova University suggests just that: jealousy can prompt people to change how they view themselves relative to competitors for their partner's attention. Prior studies showed people will often change their self-view to be more similar...

2013-07-01 11:53:58

Divorce has a bigger impact on child-parent relationships if it occurs in the first few years of the child's life, according to new research. Those who experience parental divorce early in their childhood tend to have more insecure relationships with their parents as adults than those who experience divorce later, researchers say. "By studying variation in parental divorce, we are hoping to learn more about how early experiences predict the quality of people's close relationships later in...

2013-06-26 16:38:12

While men tend to match their partners' emotions during mutual cooperation, woman may have the opposite response, according to new research Cooperation is essential in any successful romantic relationship, but how men and women experience cooperation emotionally may be quite different, according to new research conducted at the University of Arizona. Ashley Randall, a post-doctoral research associate in the UA's John & Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences and the UA's...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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