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2014-04-01 15:18:27

An educational intervention program for children between kindergarten and 10th grade, known as Fast Track, reduces aggressive behavior later in life, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research, led by psychological scientist Justin Carré of Nipissing University in Ontario, Canada, indicates that dampened testosterone levels in response to social threats may account for the intervention’s success in...

2014-04-01 13:59:22

Curriculum changes, resilience training lowers anxiety, SLU research shows Removing pressure from medical school while teaching students skills to manage stress and bounce back from adversity improves their mental health and boosts their academic achievement, Saint Louis University research finds. Stuart Slavin, M.D., M.Ed., associate dean for curriculum at SLU School of Medicine, is the lead author of the paper, which is published the April edition of Academic Medicine. The problem of...

Materialism And The Treadmill Of Consumption
2014-04-01 12:25:26

Baylor University People who are materialistic are more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied, in part because they find it harder to be grateful for what they have, according to a study by Baylor University researchers. The study — “Why are materialists less happy? The role of gratitude and need satisfaction in the relationship between materialism and life satisfaction” — appears in the journal Personality and Individual Differences. “Gratitude is a positive mood. It’s...

2014-03-31 23:37:52

The Treer Group is providing staffing agencies with comprehensive, specialized talent assessments and personality profiles that help improve placement success by better predicting how successful individuals will be in new positions. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Treer Group has announced a program specially designed for staffing agencies to provide comprehensive, specialized talent assessments and personality profiles that help improve placement success. The Treer Group’s...

2014-03-31 23:23:18

Makers of best-selling brain health supplement announces the takeoff of new memory-promoting YouTube video series. Madison, WI (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Quincy Bioscience, named one of the nation’s fastest-growing companies by the Inc. 5000 list, reveals the launch of unique “Trip Down Memory Lane” video series which is offered on the Prevagen® YouTube channel and available to e-mail subscribers of the Jellyfish Times, a weekly brain health newsletter. This mind-enhancing video...

2014-03-31 23:00:15

Best Online Colleges, the premier site behind the rankings of top online programs and online schools, has released its annual findings for the Best Online Psychology Degree Programs. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in providing online education resources for prospective students. Our goal is to help students during the college search by providing an objective and thoughtful analysis of the degree options available to them via the Internet. We take...

2014-03-29 23:02:00

On April 11th at 1pm EST, PeopleKeys will present a live one-hour webinar that applies DISC theories of human behavior to home and family life. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Though “behavioral analysis” sounds like a process that belongs in a laboratory, it’s actually a technique that major companies have been using in the field for decades. Behavioral analysis is a method of understanding and predicting human behavior, and is used in the corporate world for everything from...

2014-03-28 23:26:09

New Memoir Announced by Patrick Kennedy Helps Break the Stigma of Mental Illness Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Announced earlier this month, Patrick Kennedy’s new memoir, A Common Struggle: A Very Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction, will bring more attention to bipolar disorder and addiction, something mental health center experts say can only be positive. “Mental illness is the least publicly talked about area of medicine,”...

2014-03-27 23:32:41

“Happiness at Work” takes a close look at the effect workplace dynamics have on well-being, happiness, productivity, creativity, and revenue. During the webinar, Davis will disclose how to turn happiness into a key performance metric that produces bottom line results while increasing happiness in the workplace. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Positive Business DC today announced that Jocelyn S. Davis will lead a webinar on how to develop happier workplaces, of interest to...

2014-03-27 23:31:54

The Center for the Self in Schools, an outreach program of The Brzycki Group, an education and psychology think tank, has developed a mental health model that promises to transform children's lives. The iSelf model creates the neural pathways in parenting, teaching and learning, and counseling methods that help children change their brains – literally who they are and their capacities to be happy, healthy, aware, and to flourish. State College, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 What is...


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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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