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2014-06-19 23:00:34

Online Profile Revised to Reflect Latest Psychometric Standards San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Aperian Global, a leading provider of consulting, training, and web tools for global talent development, announced the launch of the new GlobeSmart® Profile, an updated component of the company’s flagship online tool, GlobeSmart®. GlobeSmart is an industry-leading, on-demand solution for individuals working with global counterparts. It contains detailed content on 87...

2014-06-19 08:29:58

SAN DIEGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression analysis software, today announced that Stephen Ritter joined the company as Senior Vice President of Product Development. Stephen brings extensive engineering management experience from successful start-ups and larger enterprises, including Cypher Genomics, Websense and McAfee, an Intel company. "Steve is a proven technology leader who has demonstrated success in transforming cutting edge...

2014-06-19 08:26:19

The author, Pratt Bennet, believes that studying dreams can uncover one's creativity and inspiration. BOSTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Follow your dreams" is a common phrase that people use to encourage and motivate. Very few people, however, take these words literally. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140619/119499Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140619/119498 Pratt Bennet, a Boston-area artist and author, is one of them. He has been studying dreams...

2014-06-18 23:00:25

Shane Michaels Releases a Review of Impulsive Desire Method, Alex Carter’s Latest Dating and Relationship Program to Help Men Find the Secret to Attracting Women Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Impulsive Desire Method, a dating guide created specifically for men by relationship expert Alex Carter designed to help guys discover the secret to getting women to obsessively desire them using just a few simple tips and tricks has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an...

2014-06-18 16:26:31

MONTCLAIR, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist. There are simply not enough pain specialists to go around. What can frontline practitioners do to meet the challenges of this growing public health issue? Attend PAINWeekEnd Chicago! The 2014 PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference convenes on Saturday, June 28, in Chicago at the Gleacher Center at the University of Chicago Booth...

A Link Found Between Musical Training And Executive Brain Function
2014-06-18 13:45:58

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Musical training and performance programs like Suzuki Strings have long been thought to be beneficial to the child student though little, if any, research was able to substantively back up that assertion. With research recently conducted at Boston Children's Hospital, evidence now exists that shows just how beneficial early musical training can be in helping to determine an individual's later academic success and prolonged executive...

2014-06-18 12:34:23

TORONTO, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Cota is an accredited, not-for-profit, community-based organization that has been supporting adults with mental health and cognitive challenges to live well within their communities for over 40 years. We offer a wide range of services to adults living with serious mental illness, geriatric mental health conditions, acquired brain injuries, developmental disabilities and dual diagnoses. Our services reach over 2,500 people each year. This year, Cota...

Stress Hormone Cortisol May Speed Up Short-Term Memory Loss
2014-06-18 07:54:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While cognitive decline is a relatively normal part of the aging process, some factors could amplify or speed up that process. Working with laboratory rats, researchers at the University of Iowa have found that the stress hormone cortisol could be one of those factors contributing to cognitive decline, according to a new report published in the Journal of Neuroscience. The UI study team found that elevated amounts of cortisol slowly...

2014-06-17 23:05:18

Connecting Therapists and Other Practicioners with Those Seeking Help New York, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Psychology Tomorrow Magazine is proud to announce the launch of Alternative Therapists Directory, a new initiative to match alternative therapists with its thousands of readers who seek expert help. The service is completely free of charge for clients via Alternative Therapists, and aims to widen the user’s perspective on their current approach to healing. Alternative Therapists...

2014-06-17 16:23:33

New Journal Article Concludes: "Fish Perception and Cognitive Abilities Often Match or Exceed Other Vertebrates." NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a paper that will be published in the next issue of the esteemed journal Animal Cognition, "fish perception and cognitive abilities often match or exceed other vertebrates." In fact, "fish have a high degree of behavioural plasticity and compare favourably to humans and other terrestrial vertebrates across a range of...


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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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