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2014-04-01 14:07:07

One state’s citizens are collectively more agreeable and another’s are more conscientious. Could that influence how each state is governed? A recently published study suggests it could. Jeffery Mondak and Damarys Canache, political science professors at the University of Illinois, analyzed personality data from more than 600,000 Americans, identified by state, who had responded to an online survey for another research study. They then matched that data with state-level measures of...

2014-04-01 13:59:22

Curriculum changes, resilience training lowers anxiety, SLU research shows Removing pressure from medical school while teaching students skills to manage stress and bounce back from adversity improves their mental health and boosts their academic achievement, Saint Louis University research finds. Stuart Slavin, M.D., M.Ed., associate dean for curriculum at SLU School of Medicine, is the lead author of the paper, which is published the April edition of Academic Medicine. The problem of...

2014-04-01 13:22:59

Brain disconnect leaves teen brain less able to judge trustworthiness Making a snap decision usually means following your initial reaction -- going with your gut. That intuitive feeling sprouts from the limbic system, the evolutionarily older and simpler part of the brain that affects emotion, behavior and motivation. But during adolescence, the limbic system connects and communicates with the rest of the brain differently than it does during adulthood, leaving many adolescents...

Materialism And The Treadmill Of Consumption
2014-04-01 12:25:26

Baylor University People who are materialistic are more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied, in part because they find it harder to be grateful for what they have, according to a study by Baylor University researchers. The study — “Why are materialists less happy? The role of gratitude and need satisfaction in the relationship between materialism and life satisfaction” — appears in the journal Personality and Individual Differences. “Gratitude is a positive mood. It’s...

2014-03-31 23:38:06

‘In Pursuit of Health-Wealth-Happiness’ is a search term that has become populated by bigger brand names in recent months. Mainstream interest in Self Help and Personal Development has recently ballooned and includes the long-tail keyword as a catch phrase. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The reorganization of OYea 2 web properties has been a high priority topic on the company agenda for 2014. Every business indicator points to brand pursuit of, and an ongoing effort to gain...

2014-03-31 23:33:34

Lefty's The Left Hand Store is holding a design contest for the best left-handed notebook cover. The first place winner will receive $250 in cash, and the 2 runners up will receive $100 gift certificates to thelefthandstore.com. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Lefty's The Left Hand Store is holding a design contest for the best left-handed notebook cover. The first place winner will receive $250 in cash, and the 2 runners up will receive $100 gift certificates to...

2014-03-31 23:23:18

Makers of best-selling brain health supplement announces the takeoff of new memory-promoting YouTube video series. Madison, WI (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Quincy Bioscience, named one of the nation’s fastest-growing companies by the Inc. 5000 list, reveals the launch of unique “Trip Down Memory Lane” video series which is offered on the Prevagen® YouTube channel and available to e-mail subscribers of the Jellyfish Times, a weekly brain health newsletter. This mind-enhancing video...

2014-03-31 23:02:27

HonestyFirstReviews.com releases a review of Mind Secrets Exposed 2.0, a newly launched personal development program that promises to reveal the secrets to unlocking the limitless potential of one’s own mind in order to achieve success and happiness in all areas of life. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Mind Secrets Exposed 2.0 – a new home training course that teaches techniques and methods for harnessing the untapped potential of the human mind has just been released to the...

2014-03-31 23:00:15

Best Online Colleges, the premier site behind the rankings of top online programs and online schools, has released its annual findings for the Best Online Psychology Degree Programs. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in providing online education resources for prospective students. Our goal is to help students during the college search by providing an objective and thoughtful analysis of the degree options available to them via the Internet. We take...

Daylight Saving Time
2014-03-31 12:10:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Daylight saving time – some people love it and some hate it. Those who dislike losing an hour of sleep once a year may have a strong argument against daylight saving time as a new study has found an increase in heart attacks is linked to the Monday after we “spring ahead.” According to the report, which was presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Sessions in Washington, DC and published online...


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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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