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2014-03-05 23:30:57

Dr. Charles Coker, a world-renowned expert in human capital strategies, is named vice president at MedMasters. Ponte Vedra, Florida (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 MedMasters announces that Charles “Chuck” Coker, PhD, SPHR, has joined the online medical social networking site as its Vice President of Human Capital Strategy. “Chuck’s academic and professionals credentials are, without a doubt, extraordinary,” says MedMasters’ CEO and founder, Rick Fromme. Dr. Coker holds two academic...

2014-02-25 23:33:35

According to Dr. Kenneth Freundlich, third-party psychological evaluation supplements interviewing with objective data that assess a candidates’ cognitive ability and personality profile and help predict how a candidate will behave on the job when she isn't trying to impress an interviewer. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A stagnant economy puts even more pressure on organizations to make good hiring decisions. Hiring and training a new employee are expensive. And the poor...

2014-02-13 20:21:32

DUBLIN, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sp83rw/cognitive) has announced the addition of the "Cognitive Assessment and Training Market - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sp83rw/cognitive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Cognitive assessment is an assessment of one's information...

2014-02-03 10:26:45

Comparison of cognitive tests shows SDMT effective in determining employment status in MS Researchers at Kessler Foundation have studied the measurement tools used in multiple sclerosis for their effectiveness in predicting employment status. They compared the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC), the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT), and the Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT), and found the SDMT effective in...

2014-01-27 23:21:11

The Cognitive Assessment and Training Market research report focuses on analysis of key players in the ecosystem, major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, challenges, global adoption trends, and key issues in the market. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cognitive-assessment-market-1039.html) (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The report "Cognitive Assessment and Training Market [Dementia Screening; Clinical Trials, Classroom Learning, Brain Training, Cognitive Abilities...

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2013-12-11 14:49:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at MIT slated to appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science has shown a distinct disconnect between performances on standardized tests and students’ cognitive abilities. Standardized tests, a measure of so-called crystallized intelligence, have been shown to be an accurate predictor of students’ future educational achievement, as well as their employment and income prospects as...

2013-11-11 23:20:41

New CMO role will further company growth in concussion management products, training and partnerships. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 ImPACT Applications, Inc., developers of ImPACT® (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing), announced that Dr. James S. Gyurke has been named chief marketing and sales officer. In his new position, Gyurke will oversee all sales and marketing functions for ImPACT Applications, Inc., including developing all sales and...

2013-09-20 23:25:12

A criterion validation study shows a very strong relationship between scores on the CritiCall Pre-employment tests and job performance in an emergency 911 dispatch environment. Folsom, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Biddle Consulting Group, Inc., a highly-respected Equal Employment Opportunity consulting company, recently conducted a study that demonstrated CritiCall test scores are a strong predictor of job performance as determined through supervisor ratings of more than sixty State...

2013-09-13 23:25:37

The “SP theory of intelligence”, developed by Dr. Gerry Wolff of CognitionResearch.org, promises less complexity in computers, more intelligence, and new insights in psychology and neuroscience. Menai Bridge, UK (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The “SP theory of intelligence”, described in a new article in the journal “Information”, aims to solve two problems with computers—their complexity and their lack of intelligence. The theory borrows a neglected idea from psychology: that...

2013-08-01 23:29:06

New genre of interactive intelligence games, like 21 Bridge and 21 Flush, incorporate graphics, audio, video, artificial intelligence, computing power, mobility, social networking, multiprocessing, and are played in a competitive environment. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet stated: “Children and young adults in the 21st century are a lot smarter, knowledgeable, multitasking, and are much more active cognitively. With technology becoming so ubiquitous;...