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2013-10-10 23:29:53

Recent study indicates that strong self-esteem can act as a buffer against disappointment or worry. The study was conducted by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com in 2008 to 2010, using their Self-esteem Test. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 How amazing would it be if we could cast a protective shield spell around us like a Harry Potter character? In this case, a type of psychological barrier where no insult, criticism, or discouragement could ever touch us? According to researchers...

2013-10-02 10:32:59

Motivation key factor in preserving brainpower later in life, Concordia University researchers show October is Canada's Healthy Workplace Month, but how does one stay mentally fit after the 40-hour workweek is traded in for the gold watch? The more you want to use your brain — and the more you enjoy doing it — the more likely you are to stay sharp as you age. This is according to findings recently published in the Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences by a team of...

Your Facebook Use Can Say A Lot About Your Self-Esteem
2013-09-13 05:46:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A person’s level of self-esteem and self-determination may help explain how they create and monitor their online social media personas, according to a new study by researchers at Penn State University. "The types of actions users take and the kinds of information they are adding to their Facebook walls and profiles are a reflection of their identities," said S. Shyam Sundar, Distinguished Professor of Communications and...

2013-09-10 23:04:57

This re-release of Types of Men (1928) by German philosopher and psychologist Eduard Spranger details the science behind the value and attitudes portions of personality theory, which serves as the basis of Target Training International, Ltd.’s motivators assessment. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 "Honor the past, but welcome the future," the poet ee cummings wrote. Target Training International, Ltd. (TTI) does both with the re-issuing of the 1928 book “Types...

2013-09-05 23:30:17

A person’s ability to delay gratification—forgoing a smaller reward now for a larger reward in the future—may depend on how trustworthy the person perceives the reward-giver to be, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 A person’s ability to delay gratification—forgoing a smaller reward now for a larger reward in the future—may depend on how trustworthy the person perceives the reward-giver to be,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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