Latest Motivation Stories

New Type Of Boredom
2013-11-19 11:06:54

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We’ve all been there. A long car ride through the corn fields of Nebraska. A work party where you search for conversation that doesn’t center around the single mundane task you share for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. A two-hour zig-zagging line to board a 4-minute roller coaster ride. Boredom, we learned in 2006, comes in many nuanced forms, the style of one distinctly different from another. Now, thanks to a collaborative...

Chronic Dieters Exhibit Brain Imbalance
2013-11-12 09:48:28

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many people fall prey to the vicious cycle of chronic dieting. Oftentimes willpower waxes and wanes leading to limited dieting success. A new study from Dartmouth using neuroimaging suggests that a brain imbalance may be responsible for overeating in chronic dieters. This imbalance occurs when the region that controls impulse behavior and self-control becomes disrupted, which decreases the ability to resist temptation. This study...

Educational Video Games Boost Learning Motivation
2013-11-07 17:06:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Playing competitive or collaborative math video games enhances students’ learning, performance and motivation, according to a new study by researchers at New York University and the City University of New York. The study found students who play these games competitively or collaboratively with another player – as opposed to alone – adopted a mastery mindset that is highly conducive to learning. Furthermore, students'...

Fear Of Death Could Be Alleviated Through Touch: Study
2013-11-07 06:36:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Touch could help men and women with low self-confidence cope with their own mortality, according to researchers from VU University Amsterdam, who published a report in the latest edition of the journal Psychological Science. As lead researcher and psychological scientist Sander Koole explains, all humans struggle with the concept that their time on this Earth will one day come to an end. Those who tend to be self-confident deal...

Playing Out Medical Experiences Promotes Emotional Healing In Children Battling Serious Illnesses
2013-11-05 10:34:34

University of Cincinnati New research finds that chronically ill children celebrate a successful recovery. It’s through their imaginative play with medically themed toys. Laura Nabors, an associate professor of human services in the University of Cincinnati College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH), will present new research on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 141st Annual Meeting and Expo in Boston. The project primarily...

2013-11-02 23:01:21

Quantum Confidence System With TMM designed by Song Chengxiang is a newly updated course that provides people with detailed instructions on how to develop personality and confidence effortlessly. A full Quantum Confidence System With TMM overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this course is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Quantum Confidence System With TMM designed by Song Chengxiang is a new course that teaches people how to gain confidence quickly. After Song...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.