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socially disconnected
2014-09-10 02:30:49

Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “This increased sensitivity to animacy suggests that people are casting a wide net when looking for people they can possibly relate to — which may ultimately help them maximize opportunities to...

2014-09-10 08:31:46

Top researchers including Temple Grandin, conduct study on the use of ThunderShirt and its ability to calm dogs. DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A recent study, which will appear in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior, investigates the use of a pressure wrap (ThunderShirt®) on heart rate and behavior in dogs diagnosed with anxiety disorder. The study, conducted by Camille Kind, Laurie Buffington, Thomas J. Smith and renowned professor and animal behavior...

2014-09-09 23:13:34

Andria Hollingshead, a 2013 NBCC Foundation military scholarship recipient, provides substance abuse treatment for other veterans. GREENSBORO, NC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Andria Hollingshead, of Lincoln, NE, is fulfilling her commitment to serve the military and veteran population. In 2013, Hollingshead received a $5,000 military scholarship from the NBCC Foundation. The military scholarship is awarded to service members and veterans pursuing a master’s degree in counseling who commit...

2014-09-09 08:29:02

NYC start-up offers advertisers and creatives new brain-imaging tools to test content NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Producers of TV and online video advertisements, movies, trailers, and TV shows now have a new method to pre-test whether viewers will tune in or tune out, after Manhattan-based Neuromatters released Cognitive Capture, a tool based on the latest neuroscience research for measuring and predicting audience attention. And for once, this neuroscience technique...

2014-09-08 12:34:03

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 75 gaming properties in North America and Canada now benefit from Synectics' integrated surveillance solutions, with two new Ohio Penn National Gaming casinos the latest additions to the firm's extensive portfolio. Between them, Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley and Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway will offer almost 2000 video lottery terminals (VLTs), bars, dining, concession stands and entertainment, spread over...

stress
2014-09-08 05:06:09

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We live in a world that is constantly on the move. We have things stimulating us all of the time, often leading to overstimulation. We work more and more, and because of technology, often bring that work everywhere, and I do mean everywhere, with us. It is no wonder many people experience stress and stress-related disorders. As the National Institute of Mental Health defines, “Stress can be defined as the brain's response to any...

3d or 2d
2014-09-07 04:59:22

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the common perception is that watching movies in 3D adds an extra level of excitement and makes the theatrical experience more thrilling and lifelike, new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal PLOS ONE suggests otherwise. Psychologists from the University of Utah devised the study to investigate whether or not older 2D film clips could produce the desired response in people who are regularly exposed to...

2014-09-05 20:21:05

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each Mind Matters: California's Mental Health Movement is uniting Californians across the state to increase awareness that suicide is preventable and put tools to prevent suicide within reach during the 40(th) Annual Suicide Prevention Week, September 8(th) to 14(th), 2014. Each Mind Matters offers Californians the tools to support Suicide Prevention Week throughout the entire month of September: -- Across California, many local...

2014-09-04 08:26:59

The Global Association of Holistic Psychotherapy and Coaching is presenting this event to teach holistic businesses to use online marketing and social media to achieve greater success GREEN LAKE, Wis., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Association of Holistic Psychotherapy and Coaching is proud to present their upcoming Get Visible, Get Clients Workshop - How to Use Online Marketing and Social Media to Skyrocket a Holistic Business, www.gahpevent.com. Taking place in gorgeous Green...

2014-09-03 23:13:07

Morris Psychological Group Announces Free Screenings for Depression on October 9th at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Morris Psychological Group, PA announces they will be offering free screenings for depression on October 9, 2014 from 4:30-8:30 at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall (Macy’s Court). More than 1,000 organizations nationwide will be hosting National Depression Screening Day events including hospitals, colleges and military installations....


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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