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Moms Using Picture Books To Expose Toddlers To Rich Information About Animals
2014-04-23 11:53:19

University of Waterloo Children hear as much sophisticated information about animals when parents read picture book stories about animals as when they read flashcard-type animal vocabulary books, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. “Marketers tell parents and educators that vocabulary books are more educational, so picture books are often dismissed as being just for fun,” said the study’s author, Professor Daniela O’Neill. “But our findings show that...

2014-04-21 23:09:24

The online webinar series, “The Business of Freelancing: Getting to Six Figures,” created by Debra Gordon, MS, will be held from 1-2:30 Wednesdays, EDT, May 7, 14, 21 and 28; and June 11 and 18. Williamsburg, Virginia (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Veteran freelancer Debra Gordon, MS, who has been earning a six-figure income for more than 14 years, is offering a six-part course to teach other freelancers how to overcome business obstacles to reach their income goals. The online webinar...

2014-04-18 12:10:00

A groundbreaking study published in PLOS ONE by Prof. Iris Berent of Northeastern University and researchers at Harvard Medical School shows the brains of individual speakers are sensitive to language universals. Syllables that are frequent across languages are recognized more readily than infrequent syllables. Simply put, this study shows that language universals are hardwired in the human brain. LANGUAGE UNIVERSALS Language universals have been the subject of intense research, but...

2014-04-17 23:14:14

LenoRF, a popular electrical equipment manufacturer, has released its new selection of SMA male connectors recently. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 LenoRF, a popular electrical equipment manufacturer, has released its new selection of SMA male connectors recently. According to the sales manager of the company, these items are now offered at promotional prices, up to 30% off. The special offer will last until April 28. LenoRF is well-known for its excellence in high end products, amicable...

2014-04-17 20:21:40

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nqlw6q/medical) has announced the addition of the "Medical Transcription Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nqlw6q/medical ]report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In the past, medical documentation involved lots...

2014-04-16 11:17:21

In the first known study of its kind, researchers have shown that the language we learn as children affects brain structure, as does hearing status. The findings are reported in the Journal of Neuroscience. While research has shown that people who are deaf and hearing differ in brain anatomy, these studies have been limited to studies of individuals who are deaf and use American Sign Language (ASL) from birth. But 95 percent of the deaf population in America is born to hearing parents and...

2014-04-07 23:26:08

Recently, LenoRF, a distinguished electrical equipment factory, has unveiled its new designs of discounted SMA Female connectors. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, a distinguished electrical equipment factory, has unveiled its new designs of discounted SMA Female connectors. The new connectors from the company are now available at low prices, up to 30% off. The promotion will end on April 18, 2014. In fact, the company’s online store is the go-to source for worldwide...

2014-04-04 23:41:24

Continuing to establish their leadership role in presentations and photography, Photodex Corporation and Skip Cohen University have teamed up in search of great storytellers in imaging. The contest is based on the latest creative tools in storytelling slide shows that combine both still images and video. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 For what may well be a first in photography, Photodex, the photographic industry's leading developer of video slideshow tools and Skip Cohen...

2014-04-04 23:37:04

Recently, LenoRF, an experienced electrical equipment factory, has proudly released its new assortment of SMA male connectors. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, an experienced electrical equipment factory, has proudly released its new assortment of SMA male connectors. To top it all, the company has also announced big discounts on these exclusive equipment. They are now all offered at promotional rates, up to 20% off. LenoRF is definitely an award winning supplier when it comes to...

2014-04-02 23:31:21

The handwriting module to the award-winning apps Note Anytime and Share Anytime allows users from 13 different languages to handwrite their notes and convert them to text on the fly or as a batch later. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Not all handwriting recognition apps are created equal. MetaMoji’s add-on module for their award-winning apps Note Anytime and Share Anytime (called mazec) boasts lightning fast character recognition and batch text conversion. With just one click,...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.