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2014-05-27 15:53:02

Brown University A new study tested whether people believe free will arises from a metaphysical basis or mental capacity. Even though most respondents said they believed humans to have souls, they judged free will and assigned blame for transgressions based on pragmatic considerations — such as whether the actor in question had the capacity to make an intentional and independent choice. Across the board, even if they believed in the concept of a soul, people in a new study ascribed...

Seeing Is A Matter Of Experience
2014-05-22 03:25:11

Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena The headlights – two eyes, the radiator cowling – a smiling mouth: This is how our brain sometimes creates a face out of a car front. The same happens with other objects: in house facades, trees or stones – a "human face" can often be detected as well. Prof. Dr. Gyula Kovács from Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) knows the reason why. "Faces are of tremendous importance for human beings," the neuroscientist explains. That's why in the...

2014-05-22 08:30:36

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a poster session during the 26(th) annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Dr. Robert Roerich of Southwoods Counseling, LLC will present "Reliability and Validity of the Roerich Psychodynamic Inventory (RPI): A Mental Imagery Technique." The poster summarizes the first statistical evidence of the technique's efficacy. The technique has already shown enormous promise in assessing emotion functioning as part of...

2014-05-21 23:02:46

In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom is providing advice on how to avoid self-pity and the victim mindset. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom is providing advice on how to avoid self-pity and the victim mindset. “There’s nothing wrong with acknowledging that, sometimes, life...

2014-05-18 23:02:59

The Declaration of Consciousness Movement is dedicated to the unity of all people regardless of race, religion, or nationality and plans to spread consciousness into the hearts and minds of everyone. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 The Declaration of Consciousness Movement is currently spanning the globe and plans to spread consciousness into the hearts and minds of everyone. The movement is asking all citizens of Earth to participate and take part in shifting planetary...

2014-05-14 23:12:55

Zox Pro Training system, developed by Richard Welch, is a brand new program that teaches people how to boost their photographic memory naturally. A full Zox Pro Training system review on the site Vkool.com shows whether or not this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Zox Pro Training system is developed by Richard Welch, who claims to help people improve their cognitive functions with just a few simple steps. The program is divided into 10 parts. In the e-guide,...

2014-05-13 23:14:32

According to Dr. Richard Dauber with Morris Psychological Group, All the best athletes have well trained bodies and well developed skills, but those who break through and perform at the highest levels almost certainly have better focus, better motivation and better ability to visualize success. That's where sport psychology comes in – it addresses the mental aspects of sports performance. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Every sports fan knows of high-profile instances when elite...

2014-05-13 23:05:54

New Services Include Lumeta Kick Start and Lumeta Tune Up Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Lumeta Corporation, the leader in network situational awareness, today announced it has grown its Professional Services portfolio by adding new bundled services that include Lumeta Kick Start and Lumeta Tune Up. These new services help organizations secure and manage increasingly complex network environments, and maximize their investment in Lumeta IPsonar and/or Lumeta ESI. Through the Lumeta Kick...

2014-05-12 23:05:13

BizPhyZ, the physics of business created by Christoper Reich, is pleased to announce it is now offering business creativity workshops at your location. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 BizPhyZ™, the brainchild of Christopher Reich, is pleased announce brand new Business Creativity Workshops to help stimulate business activity at any business in the U.S. Creative thinking is one of the most important business skills any person or team can posses. BizPhyZ now offers a one-day...

2014-05-12 12:25:44

CHICAGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Baksa, an author, life coach and contributor to The Huffington Post, correlates quantum science with religious affections in his new, breakthrough book, Faith Wave: I think... Therefore It Is. He shows us that faith and science both point to the same truth: humans are in charge of our own existence, and that by changing the way we think, by altering our consciousness, we change our reality. Baksa's inspirational new book takes a holistic...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.