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2014-06-30 08:25:35

Educational institutions brainstorm to look for the positive ways to improve student retention and success rates. Appreciative Advising is the elixir that harnesses the power of the organizational development theory of Appreciative Inquiry and provides a framework for increasing adviser and student success DURHAM, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Have you ever come across a person in your life who really believed in you and your potential, even at a time when that potential wasn't...

2014-06-28 09:54:45

IOS Press Researchers challenge traditional approaches to manage ABI-associated behavior in NeuroRehabilitation Individuals with brain injury and their families often struggle to accept the associated personality changes. The behavior of individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI) is typically associated with problems such as aggression, agitation, non-compliance, and depression. Treatment goals often focus on changing the individual's behavior, frequently using consequence-based...

winning streak
2014-06-28 04:52:05

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Walk across any casino floor and you will see games that, from an outsider's perspective, are clearly random. Playing your chances on which card will next be turned up, where the ball will bounce and land on a roulette wheel or how the dice will roll in a hot hand of craps are examples of placing your fate squarely in the realm of chance. Unless, of course, you are the one playing at any of these tables. There is something deeply...

2014-06-26 08:28:56

Becomes Third U.S. State to Enact Prescription Privileges WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychological Association applauded a new law making Illinois the third state in the country to authorize licensed clinical psychologists with advanced, specialized training to prescribe certain medications for the treatment of mental health disorders. "This is a landmark moment for mental health care," said Norman B. Anderson, PhD, APA's executive vice...

2014-06-25 23:13:10

According to Dr. Stacey Spencer with Morris Psychological Group, working memory enables us to hold on to information long enough to manipulate it or use it to complete a task. Researchers estimate that the academic performance of as many as 10-15% of children is affected by problems with working memory. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 There are many reasons that children struggle in the classroom. Their ability to learn is affected by a wide range of emotional and cognitive factors...

2014-06-24 23:18:01

Eros Sport, a new athletic apparel brand for men is launching today! All Eros Sport products are made in the USA. Laguna Niguel, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Eros Sport is excited to announce the launch of its new premier athletic apparel designed specifically for men. Eros Sport products are made in the USA and are crafted to last through vigorous workouts and repeated machine washes. Eros Sport’s journey began when the creative director of Eros Sport, Oscar Espinoza, found that men’s...

2014-06-23 23:11:38

Dr. David Hagedorn of Evoke Neuroscience to speak at expo to present company’s eVox system. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Evoke Neuroscience, Inc., the human performance engineering company, today announced that Dr. David Hagedorn, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Evoke Neuroscience, will speak at the sixth annual Soldier Equipment & Technology Expo and Summit, which takes place June 24-26 at Fort Bragg U.S. Army Installation in North...

2014-06-23 23:08:59

Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Hardwick, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Created by the world’s leading experts, including Wholebeing Institute co-founder Dr. Tal...

2014-06-23 08:25:24

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 18 months after its bestselling debut, Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World (Bird Street Books, Inc.), Dr. Phil McGraw's handbook for empowering readers to become the leaders of their own lives and, just as importantly, protect themselves and those they love, released in paperback. "Life is a game - and you will either be a player or be the one played," explains Dr. Phil McGraw. "Yesterday's rules and expectations about...

Hateful People May Excel In The Few Activities They Tend To Perform
2014-06-20 09:22:48

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online The team behind figuring out why “haters gonna hate” are building on their research that came out last year based around the key factor of positive versus negative dispositional attitudes. Last year's study, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, explained how the difference between a 'hater' and a 'liker' has everything to do with whether or not that person views the world and things that happen in it...


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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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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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