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2013-06-06 19:56:12

Conservatives are more likely than liberals to identify mixed-race individuals as Black, according to a series of new studies by researchers at New York University. Their findings, which appear in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, suggest that there is a link between political ideology and racial categorization. "A person's race is often thought to be clear-cut and fixed," explains Amy Krosch, a doctoral student in New York University's Department of Psychology and the lead...

2013-05-29 23:04:29

Senior executives from newBrandAnalytics will be featured at the prestigious 35th Annual New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference. newBrandAnalytics CEO Kristin Muhlner and executive board member Mark Lomanno will share insights into major trends impacting the hospitality industry during two thought leadership panels held during the three-day conference. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Senior executives from newBrandAnalytics (nBA), the social intelligence expert...

2013-05-24 23:24:25

Dr. Liu, a Fu Foundation and Debrovner Scholar, will direct comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care to patients of all ages and stages of life SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Wei Angela Liu, MD, of Mamaroneck, NY, has joined the staff of Phelps Memorial Hospital Center as Medical Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She will direct comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care to patients of all ages and stages of life. Dr. Liu received...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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