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background tv bad for kids
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...

education preschool
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...

2014-07-25 23:09:06

ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has won the Nintex Marketing Impact Award 2014. The award was presented to ACTS CEO, James Farhat at the Microsoft Worldwide Conference in Washington, D.C. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has won the 2014 Nintex Marketing Impact Award. As a winner of this award, ACTS is highly commended for their innovative approach and strong client outcomes. ACTS...

2014-07-24 23:11:30

Mental Healthy Living is leading a new trend in Psychology by offering "Pay What you Can Afford Therapy" for individuals and couples who can not afford traditional therapy. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Mental Healthy Living is located in Lakewood, WA, but offers web based supportive coaching, advice and guidance to clients who would like to feel better, but prefer the convenience of web based interventions. "Right now is a difficult time for healthcare in our country. People...

2014-07-23 23:31:33

The Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami (FTTIM) is discounting new certifications in Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT®). For a limited time up to 2 therapists can present to the BSFT Certification Panel at no charge upon completing their training. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 To help offset the typical summer slump in funding streams, the Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami is reducing the cost of new contracts to train clinicians in the award-winning model...

2014-07-23 23:16:51

In collaboration with Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) First Draft campaign, the July 24th Episode will spotlight Mental Health Treatment and Support Resources. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) leads the way in providing resources, educational tools and recognition activities for thousands of entertainment and news productions that tell the stories of prevention, treatment and recovery. On July 24, 2014, at 9pm, the new ABC...

2014-07-23 23:12:04

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers (NAPPP). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to NAPPP members, adding...

aging and cognition
2014-07-22 04:53:10

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Picture this: You pick up your cell phone to call a close family member, someone you know well and speak with on the phone often. Every time, you physically enter the phone number; you know this number by heart and have for many years. Suddenly, though, you can't remember the number to save your life. You stare at the phone, bewildered by the forgotten number. Frustration seeps in, and you feel your age. Aging is not easy. First...

2014-07-21 23:09:14

Dr. Kathleen Mojas has been helping clients update their mind maps for success, love and even better health for 20 years. Although positive thinking has its place in self-help, it is simply not enough to override the limiting mind maps that most of us carry around in the unconscious. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Dr. Kathleen Mojas, a Beverly Hills psychologist celebrating 20 years in private practice, explains why thinking positive is not enough. “We may consciously...

2014-07-21 23:05:02

Joseph F. Cvitkovic, Ph.D., of Jefferson Hospital, was selected by the American Psychological Association to testify on legislation that would give behavioral health facilities access to Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 An Allegheny Health Network psychologist is one of three behavioral health specialists invited by the American Psychological Association (APA) to participate as panelists in a Senate staff briefing sponsored by the Behavioral...

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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...

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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