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2014-08-05 23:00:26

PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the 2014 Conference will feature a new track presented by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the 2014 Conference will feature a new track presented by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) exploring interventional...

2014-08-05 12:26:55

"O. H. Mowrer's Theory of Integrity Therapy Revisited" Explores Integrity Therapy, Seeks to Enlighten the Academic Psychology Community KENT, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Culminating a 60-year career spanning clinical practice, academia and authorship, retired psychologist V. Edwin Bixenstine, 88, recently announced the release of his psychotherapy academic book intended to serve as a central guiding light for the fragmented field of psychology....

horse communication
2014-08-05 12:23:31

Cell Press Horses are sensitive to the facial expressions and attention of other horses, including the direction of the eyes and ears. The findings, reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on August 4, are a reminder for us humans to look beyond our own limitations and recognize that other species may communicate in ways that we can't, the researchers say. After all, human ears aren't mobile. "Our study is the first to examine a potential cue to attention that humans do not...

eye hand coordination
2014-08-05 03:30:55

Marlene Cimons, National Science Foundation Research helps understand how brain systems interact to carry out cognitive processes People not only use their eyes to see, but also to move. It takes less than a fraction of a second to execute the loop that travels from the brain to the eyes, and then to the hands and/or arms. Bijan Pesaran is trying to figure out what occurs in the brain during this process. "Eye-hand coordination is the result of a complex interplay between two systems...

2014-08-05 08:42:23

Free Assessment will help adults, aged 50 to 79, in early detection of serious memory issues TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you over 50 and worried about memory changes? If so, you're not alone. A recent Brain Health Study showed that 70 percent of Americans aged 45-79 describe their memory as much worse or somewhat worse versus five years ago. 91 percent of that group believe middle-aged and older adults should have their brain health checked regularly. So how do you...

2014-08-04 23:00:32

Wordfire Press to release David Sakmyster’s first collection, "Escape Plans." (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 New York author David Sakmyster, whose story The Red Envelope first appeared in L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Anthology vol. XXIII—and who credits that contest as the spark that not only ignited his imagination, but his career—comes out with his first collection, ESCAPE PLANS. From Wordfire Press, these 19 mind-bending and adrenaline-fueled stories from dark...

2014-08-04 12:52:44

Harvard University Study shows that mice can identify specific odors amid complex olfactory environments For many animals, making sense of the clutter of sensory stimuli is often a matter or literal life or death. Exactly how animals separate objects of interest, such as food sources or the scent of predators, from background information, however, remains largely unknown. Even the extent to which animals can make such distinctions, and how differences between scents might affect the...

2014-08-03 23:01:53

The Panic Away program review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Barry McDonagh’s program for eliminating symptoms related to anxiety disorder. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 According to the Panic Away program review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive program that can help people stop their panic attacks and end general anxiety quickly within a few minutes. This program includes a series of videos, audios, and instructional books that teach how to deal...

stresed out students
2014-08-01 06:33:18

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the University of Cincinnati's Health Promotion and Education Program reveals that many college students are stressed out and are not coping with that stress well. Keith King, professor and program coordinator, says there are simple ways to relieve stress and feel happier — despite the fact that students rarely use them. "We have a whole array of different stress-management techniques college students can use...

2014-07-31 23:22:53

Well-known and respected UX expert, Yu-Kai Chou, has joined the DreamsCloud Board of Advisors. Chou will assist in improving the user experience on the DreamsCloud website, and the recently released DreamSphere app. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dreams Book announced today that respected user experience expert Yu-Kai Chou has joined the Dreams Book Board of Advisors. Chou will lend his considerable expertise to improving the overall user experience of the DreamsCloud website, as well...

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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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