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Knowing More Than One Language Helps Keep Aging Brain Healthy
2014-06-02 08:28:07

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology have found that people who speak two or more languages have long-lasting benefits to their brain health. As part of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Initiative, the study found that knowing more than one language helps brain health by slowing down cognitive decline from aging even if they acquired the second language in adulthood. It...

2014-05-31 23:09:38

People in Paraguay are the happiest in the world, according to a new Gallup Poll, which ranked 138 countries. Not surprisingly for the United States, work often got in the way of happiness. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 A poll released earlier this month by Gallup ranked 138 countries on a happiest scale by asking adults a series of questions about their previous day. The top spot was taken by Paraguay for the third year in a row, while four other countries in Latin America—Panama,...

narcissism and empathy
2014-05-31 05:30:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you know a narcissist or are one yourself, then you know how the condition leads to an inflated sense of self-importance combined with a deep need for admiration. At its root, narcissism is actually a cleverly constructed mask worn by those with a low or fragile self-esteem. Like the many other personality disorders, narcissistic personality disorder causes the affected to behave in a manner that limits their ability to function...

2014-05-30 23:15:59

MarketResearch.com, Inc., the leading distributor of market intelligence, is pleased to announce the launch of the Mind Commerce Knowledge Center coming in early June. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 MarketResearch.com, Inc., the leading distributor of market intelligence, is pleased to announce the launch of the Mind Commerce Knowledge Center coming in early June. This new partnership provides an extensive library of market research in the Telecommunications and Information Technology...

2014-05-30 23:15:51

Pain management specialist, Dr. Scott Stoney, was recently featured on Press-Telegram for his support of the Children's Hospital of Orange County Orange County, Ca (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Pain management specialist, Dr. Scott Stoney, was recently featured on Press-Telegram for his support of the Children's Hospital of Orange County, also known as CHOC. This long standing charity is known for providing the highest quality of medical care to children Dr. Stoney was a child with high...

2014-05-30 23:14:03

Attention Point is pleased to announce the ADHD Monitoring System, developed by Dr. David Rabiner, is now available as a part of DefiniPoint, the nation’s first complete suite of online ADHD assessment tools. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Since its original development more than a decade ago, the paper and pencil version of the “ADHD Monitoring System” has been widely adopted and used by clinicians, parents, and teachers to systematically monitor school progress for...

2014-05-30 23:11:03

An Ace Medical Group physician writes a negative feedback book to get positive results on brain and memory. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 How could it be? Why would a doctor do that? Dr. Sandeep Grewal is advocating 100 ways to lose your brainpower. He even wrote a book ‘Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways’ which is ever more popular among his patients. But are they really losing their memory reading this book? “Human mind is tricky,” says Dr. Grewal...

2014-05-30 23:01:00

PeopleKeys plans to explore the central role that values and individual thinking style plays in behavior, teamwork, and decision-making in a live TEAMS and Values webinar set to air at 1pm EST on June 13th. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Most likely, it won’t surprise you to learn that your personality can have a significant effect on your life. You might be astonished, however, by how far-reaching these effects can be. From major decisions such as the career you pursue to smaller...

2014-05-30 09:50:54

Indiana University A pilot study by Indiana University researchers found that whole-body vibration exercise may reduce pain symptoms and improve aspects of quality of life in individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia. "Our findings are promising, but it is not entirely clear whether these improvements were the result of added vibration or just the effects of being more active," said lead author Tony Kaleth, associate professor in the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at...

bicycle commuters are happiest
2014-05-30 05:04:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Transportation, no matter what mode you use, is part of our daily lives. We ride our bikes for exercise, ride the train or bus to work, or drive our cars on vacation. Researchers at Clemson University wanted to know how our different modes of transportation affect our moods, and which would make us the happiest. The study, published in the journal Transportation, examined how emotions like happiness, pain, stress, sadness and fatigue...


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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
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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