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Children Spot Objects More Quickly When Prompted By Words

Children Spot Objects More Quickly When Prompted By Words Instead Of Images

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Spoken language prompts children to spot objects more quickly than images, according to a new study from Indiana University. As any book lover will tell you, language is transformative....

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2014-04-18 23:08:11

Marketing and communications professionals in the mid-Maryland region are invited to a daylong explosion of seminars that will help them understand how to break through the clutter and make their messages stand out. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 BigUp Creative hosts the 2014 BigUP Summit, June 9th, at John’s Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus in Rockville. The day begins with a keynote from Cliff Quicksell, MAS, a 20-time winner of the PPAI Pyramid Award for Marketing...

2014-04-18 23:04:15

Author’s experiences reveal simple tools for discovering who you really are. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Positive thinking has the ability to affect many aspects of your life, including friendship, marriage, career and overall health, as revealed in a study of positive thinking from Barbara Fredrickson at University of North Carolina. For Mariah Brooks, a healing mindset and guidance from the Divine took her from unhappy to living the life of her dreams. Her new book, “An...

2014-04-18 14:02:54

Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors’ perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders. This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic factors may hinder or suppress a specific brain activity that the researchers have identified as helping us prevent distraction. The Journal of Neuroscience has just published a paper about the discovery by John McDonald, an associate professor...

2014-04-18 12:30:44

Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain. BBSRC-funded researchers at King's College London made the discovery when researching how pain occurs in nerves in the periphery of the body. Dr Marzia Malcangio said: "We have been investigating and identifying mechanisms underlying pain generation and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who suffer pain related side effects." One potential side effect of...

2014-04-15 23:12:05

Dr. Robert Moss discusses the Clinical Biopsychology Model as a brain-based psychotherapy approach and how this explains Type-T (Taker) and Type-G (Giver) relationship behavior patterns. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 In the September, 2013 interview Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., ABN, ABPP discussed the origins and current status of his work on the columnar brain code model (Dimensional Systems Model) and its applied treatment approach (Clinical Biopsychology). He has discussed this for...

2014-04-15 23:11:56

Thousands of Americans suffer from low back and sciatic pain. Now, a local medical office is offering a cutting edge therapy for low back pain and sciatic pain sufferers. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Recent reports by the American Medical Association show that over 80% of Americans will suffer low back pain at least once in their lives. Oftentimes, low back and sciatic pain can happen as a result of vertebral disc herniations or bulges. Until now, disc herniations could only...

2014-04-15 23:08:45

The first product of its kind to be carried by the retailer, Koios fits the Max Muscle model, "Driven by science and defined by quality." Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 “A large portion of the worlds population may be suffering from mental fatigue and a loss of IQ due to circumstances from our childhood.“ - Dr. David Billinger Dr. David Billinger, a neurological scientist at Harvard Medical School, calculates a total loss of 16.9 million IQ points have been eradicated...

2014-04-15 23:02:11

New packets grow the whole food supplement maker’s line of on-the-go Daily Fundamentals Packets. Palmyra, WI (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Growing its line of convenience packets, Standard Process Inc. introduces two new Daily Fundamentals packs: Adrenal Health and General Female Endocrine. Daily Fundamentals packs help active patients maintain optimal health even when they are away from home by providing on-the-go nutrition. The new additions join the currently available General Health and...

2014-04-15 16:30:44

Study Shows Automatic Recognition of Facial Expressions Can Track Student Engagement in Real Time SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, and the University of California, San Diego announced publication of a joint study by two Emotient co-founders affiliated with UC San Diego, together with researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University. The study demonstrates...

Happiness Comes From Extroversion In Any Culture
2014-04-15 10:24:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Western cultures consider being extroverted as a desirable quality associated with happiness, but what about other cultures that tend to prize close-knit relationships and group dynamics? According to a new large international study published in the Journal of Research in Personality, acting outgoing and outwardly happy makes a person feel happy – regardless of culture. "We are not the first to show that being more extroverted in...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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