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2014-08-04 20:22:20

Tour to Begin in Peru with Academic Partner Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), one of the leading nonprofit national graduate schools in the U.S. devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral and health sciences, today announced the launch of an international speaking tour featuring its president, Michele Nealon-Woods, Psy.D. This year, Dr. Nealon-Woods will...

2014-08-04 09:42:54

Vanderbilt University Issues of crime and punishment, vengeance and justice date back to the dawn of human history, but it is only in the last few years that scientists have begun exploring the basic nature of the complex neural processes in the brain that underlie these fundamental behaviors. Now a new brain imaging study – published online Aug. 3 by the journal Nature Neuroscience – has identified the brain mechanisms that underlie our judgment of how severely a person who has...

2014-07-31 23:22:53

Well-known and respected UX expert, Yu-Kai Chou, has joined the DreamsCloud Board of Advisors. Chou will assist in improving the user experience on the DreamsCloud website, and the recently released DreamSphere app. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dreams Book announced today that respected user experience expert Yu-Kai Chou has joined the Dreams Book Board of Advisors. Chou will lend his considerable expertise to improving the overall user experience of the DreamsCloud website, as well...

2014-07-31 23:12:44

Presenting the latest edition of the ‘Making Memories’ e-booklet series that provides tips for capturing memories of a new grandchild Madison, WI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Quincy Bioscience, a fast-growing biotech company in Madison, Wis. and creators of brain health supplement Prevagen®, releases the second edition of the Making Memories e-booklet series – 10 Marvelous Tips for Making Memories: Birth of a Grandchild. The Prevagen-sponsored e-book is a complimentary resource that...

2014-07-31 23:05:20

Explore creativity and fun on the farm with this new addition to our coloring series San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 DiscoBratz takes the fun in farm to kids of all ages. With the new addition to the coloring book series, children can imaging the farm in the colors they chose to use. The charm and depth of the coloring page offers flowers, landscape and animals for creativity. About DiscoBratz DiscoBratz is the brand that promotes family products and activities that engage and...

2014-07-31 08:37:27

Research Reveals Growing Interest Among Mental Health Clinicians in Mobile Technology Apps To Treat Patients SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical psychologists believe mobile technology applications geared to mental healthcare treatment have potential to improve patient care and practice management, based on a recent national survey conducted by market research firm Sigma Research. According to industry experts, the new research signals a readiness among...

2014-07-29 23:12:38

In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom has listed 6 ways to light the “fire” in employees. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom has listed 6 ways to light the “fire” in employees. “Employers are constantly trying to inspire creativity and avoid complacency, but for some...

2014-07-29 23:01:09

NJ Approves Bank to Provide Finance Support for Resilient Power Projects Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 New Jersey recently created the first-in-the-nation “Energy Resilience Bank (ERB).” Following the devastating impacts of SuperStorm Sandy, where over 8 million people lost electric power in the region, the ERB will provide $200 million for municipalities to finance clean resilient power solutions. This will include “projects that would ensure a highly reliable power supply...

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2014-07-29 10:51:06

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How much television is too much for children? According to a new study lead by University of Iowa associate professor in English Deborah Linebarger, even background TV can be bad for children. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Public Broadcasting System for the Ready to Learn Initiative, the findings come from a national survey of more than 1,150 families with children...

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2014-07-26 04:59:39

Association for Psychological Science Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments. The study findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Previously, developmental researchers assumed that preschoolers did not introspect much on their mental states, and were not able to reflect on their own uncertainty...


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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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Cthulhu
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