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2014-01-27 14:51:38

'Social' groups form a discrete category in the brain For our brain, animate and inanimate objects belong to different categories and any information about them is stored and processed by different networks. A study by Raffaella Rumiati from SISSA, Andrea Carnaghi from the University of Trieste, and others shows that there is also another category that is functionally distinct from the others, namely, the category of "social" groups. The study has just been published in the scientific...

2014-01-24 23:25:00

Following an article published by Omaha, ArtSchools.com, a directory of art schools in California, discusses why arts education is invaluable and how it can help people become better workers. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 ArtSchools.com, a leading directory of art schools in California, discusses why arts education is important and how creativity spawned from an arts background molds better employees. According to a January 2 article published by Omaha titled “Midlands Voices:...

2014-01-22 23:29:20

Co-founder Paul Zeir has compiled compelling evidence linking music education to enhanced brain development in children. This research only confirms his years of hands-on experience working with children through Arts Integrated Education. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Songs to Educate revolutionizes the use of music, rhythm and song with movement theater accompaniment to enhance children's learning abilities. This cutting edge methodology is being adopted by teachers passionately...

2014-01-22 23:00:12

Mental Training, Inc. is excited to announce that in 2013, nine individuals successfully completed the intense Mental Trainer® certification program. These people have dedicated themselves to a mental training career of helping athletes and performers strengthen their mental skills to produce optimal performance. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 One of the biggest missions Mental Training, Inc. (MTI) has as a company is to change the mental training paradigm worldwide. Coaches and...

2014-01-21 23:29:27

The current issue of New Therapist magazine introduces practicing psychotherapists and other mental health professionals to this new brain-based approach in psychotherapy integration. Greenville, South Carolina (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Clinical psychologist Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., FACPN, FAACP, is the author of the article titled, “Brain-Based Views on Psychotherapy Integration: Clinical Biopsychology” that is based on the cortical column brain code theory (Dimensional Systems Model)...

2014-01-21 16:22:42

Certified Consultants of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Provide Mental Skills Coaching For Olympic Athletes and Coaches CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As athletes finalize preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi, mental training will be important in providing a competitive edge. Certified Consultants of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) are an important part of the behind the scenes team preparing athletes...

2014-01-21 10:58:57

Struggling to remember information presented months earlier is a source of anxiety for students the world over. New research suggests that a computer-based individualized study schedule could be the solution. The study findings show that personalized review helped students remember significantly more material on a tests given at the end of the semester and a month later. "Our research shows that data collected from a population of learners can be leveraged to personalize review for...

2014-01-20 16:20:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a multi-year case study at FedEx Express for managers developing emotional intelligence, 72% of the program participants also made very large increases in decision making; 60% in Quality of Life, and 58% show major improvements in Influence. The "Emotional Intelligence for People-First Leadership" paper was published by Six Seconds, The Emotional Intelligence Network. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140120/PH49015-a ) (Photo:...

2014-01-20 09:48:37

Rare in history are moments like the 1960s civil rights movement, in which members of a majority group vocally support minority groups in their fight against prejudice. New research not only confirms the power of speaking up for those facing prejudice but also underlines the importance of exactly what is communicated. Looking at YouTube video messages, researchers found that homosexual youth found the most comfort in messages that both supported them and advocated social change. The new...

2014-01-18 23:02:17

Announcing a New Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (JINS) New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Dr. Stephen M. Rao, the Ralph and Luci Schey Chair and Director of the Schey Center for Cognitive Neuroimaging at Cleveland Clinic, has begun his tenure as the Editor-in-Chief of JINS. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the International Neuropsychological Society, JINS publishes empirically-based articles covering all areas of...


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2006-02-24 11:46:26

The Azure-winged Magpie (Cyanopica cyana) is a bird in the crow family. It is 31-35 cm long and similar in overall shape to the European Magpie (Pica pica) however it is more slender and has proportionately smaller legs and bill. It has a glossy black cap on its head and a white throat. The underparts and the back are a light grey-fawn in color with the wings and the feathers of the long (16-20 cm) tail are a beautiful azure blue. Preferred habitats include various types of coniferous...

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2005-06-14 09:57:14

The Black-billed Magpie is a large bird in the crow family that occurs in the western half of North America from Alaska to Oklahoma. Externally, it is almost identical with European Magpie (Pica pica) and is often considered specific. However, the American Ornithologists' Union splits it as a separate species (Pica hudsonia) on the grounds that it is genetically closer to California's Yellow-billed Magpie (Pica nuttalli) than to the European Magpie. This bird prefers semi-open country with...

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