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2014-04-08 23:29:45

Publisher Bibliomotion celebrates the release of ‘Gamify’ by Brian Burke, analyst and research VP for Gartner, Inc. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Bibliomotion, books + media is pleased to announce the release of GAMIFY: How Gamification Motivates People to Do Extraordinary Things by Brian Burke (Bibliomotion, April 8, 2014). In the book, Gartner, Inc. analyst and research VP Brian Burke focuses on the 20% of companies that are getting gamification right. He shows that gamification...

2014-04-03 16:23:49

MONTREAL, April 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bruno Giros, PhD, a researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, has demonstrated, for the first time, the role that dopamine plays in a region of the brain called the hippocampus. Published in Biological Psychiatry, this discovery opens the door to a better understanding of psychiatric diseases, such as schizophrenia. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that plays...

2014-04-01 23:26:19

Employee engagement is among the top priorities in talent management for majority of organizations throughout the world based on recent research. But 2/3rd of employees are not engaged as per recent poll by Gallup. Warren, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 A balanced approach to employee engagement is needed because focusing on few factors like recognition, career development, relationship with managers, etc may provide employee engagement a boost in the short run but might hurt the company in...

2014-04-01 23:05:02

Statewide Anti-hunger and Food Security Organization Welcomes Jacquelyn Andstrom and Steven Gavron Hartford, Conn. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 End Hunger Connecticut!, a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization, with headquarters in Hartford, today announced the addition of Jacquelyn Andstrom of Manchester and Steven Gavron of Newington as SNAP Call Center Associate and SNAP Outreach Coordinator, respectively. “We’re excited to welcome Jackie and Steve to End Hunger...

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...

2014-03-27 12:31:47

CHICAGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America announced today that the Caterpillar Foundation is committing $1.5 million to help bring more food to people in need in dozens of communities across the country. In all, 35 local Feeding America food banks will receive grants to help ensure a steady stream of food - including more fresh produce - to those struggling with hunger in the communities they serve. A portion of the donation will also go towards helping...

2014-03-18 12:31:45

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new research project, entitled Spotlight on Senior Health: Adverse Health Outcomes of Food Insecure Older Americans, finds that food insecure seniors are more likely than those who are food secure to have lower nutrient intake and to be at a higher risk for chronic health conditions and depression. The study --released jointly by Feeding America and the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH)--reveals that food insecurity is...

2014-03-07 23:25:18

Interactive communities bring increased engagement and revenue to numerous industries. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 7Summits, a social business solutions provider, has become a leader in social business gamification, thanks to their pioneering work with several Fortune 500 companies. 7Summits recently implemented a successful gamification strategy with Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and has published a white paper on the subject. Gamification, the application of game-like elements to...

2014-03-07 12:23:06

LONDON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO of MyFamilyClub.co.uk [http://www.myfamilyclub.co.uk ] and Digital entrepreneur Gemma Johnson was at the recent Work and Family Show [http://www.theworkandfamilyshow.co.uk ] talking about Digital burnout as part of a panel debate hosted by Sky, discussing how parents need to lead by example with their device usage, how boundaries are set by the parents first and how to spot the signs if you are heading for burnout. Gemma...

2014-03-05 23:30:12

There have been plenty of snowmen built this winter, even in areas where it seems one may have a better chance of spotting Halley’s Comet than an actual snowflake. But even for educators working in regions where snowfall is commonplace, many have at one time observed that at the very moment just one of these white, crystalline flakes is spotted, a wire seems to short circuit as if it is the first time the class has ever seen this phenomenon called “snow.” Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) March...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.