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Mentally Demanding Jobs May Keep Your Mind Sharp Long After You Retire
2014-03-26 14:11:36

University of Michigan A mentally demanding job may stress you out today but can provide important benefits after you retire, according to a new study. "Based on data spanning 18 years, our study suggests that certain kinds of challenging jobs have the potential to enhance and protect workers' mental functioning in later life," said Gwenith Fisher, a faculty associate at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research and assistant professor of psychology at Colorado State...

violent video games
2014-03-26 03:05:47

Iowa State University Children who repeatedly play violent video games are learning thought patterns that will stick with them and influence behaviors as they grow older, according to a new study by Iowa State University researchers. The effect is the same regardless of age, gender or culture. Douglas Gentile, an associate professor of psychology and lead author of the study published in JAMA Pediatrics, says it is really no different than learning math or to play the piano. “If you...

2014-03-25 23:34:27

Elaine France of Balance Verbier, provider of leadership and wellbeing coaching to change-makers and social entrepreneurs, is excited to announce the launch of Flow Wellbeing & Yoga Workshops in Verbier, Switzerland starting 5th April 2014. Verbier, VS (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Elaine France of Balance Verbier knows that happy people make a happier planet. Before setting up Balance Verbier in 2011 to work with changemakers and social entrepreneurs, she worked in charities and social...

Unconscious Mind Is A Better Lie Detector
2014-03-25 05:16:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Determining whether a person is telling the truth or lying might be easier than you think, thanks to automatic associations made in the unconscious mind, according to new research appearing in the online edition of the journal Psychological Science. In fact, the authors of the study claim that those automatic associations could actually be a more accurate lie-detector than conscious attempts to uncover the veracity of another...

2014-03-24 23:23:21

Soterix Medical Inc. announces a multidisciplinary study based at the University of Illinois Beckman Institute to determine if High-Definition tDCS (HD-tDCS) in conjunction with other interventions improves adaptive reasoning and fluid intelligence. High-Definition tDCS is a proprietary technology that allows non-invasive neuromodulation of targeted brain structures to modulate brain excitability and plasticity. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Soterix Medical Inc. announced today a...

2014-03-24 08:29:10

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen of the cheapest school psychology degrees in the U.S. are highlighted in a new web article on BestPsychologyDegrees.com. "Top 15 Most Affordable School Psychology Degrees 2014" ranks the best-accredited universities in the United States with affordable school psychology degrees. The article is provided for free on the Best Psychology Degrees website along with dozens more articles and information about psychology degrees and...

2014-03-24 08:28:55

Company increases cold and frozen storage capabilities, acquires additional facility to accommodate new growth and recent contract gains. COLUMBIA, S.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BDI Pharma, Inc. recently completed construction of a new, state-of-the-art refrigeration unit, tripling the company's cold storage capacity along with new frozen storage capabilities. Additionally, BDI closed on a neighboring, 13,000 square foot building providing for the expansion necessary to...

2014-03-22 23:04:37

SweetDreams features beautiful guidance and powerful tips from Dream Expert Anna-Karin Bjorklund, M.A. With sections such as fun and entertaining videos, a powerful step-by-step guide for analyzing dreams, an abundant introduction to Jungian dream psychology, unique dream interpretation examples of popular dream themes, a dream article library, and dream sharing, this app is educational, inspiring, and entertaining. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Dream Expert Anna-Karin...

2014-03-21 23:26:16

According to clinical psychologist Dr. Carly Orenstein of Morris Psychological Group, social skills can be developed with coaching in small group sessions of children with similar issues, where children have a safe, structured environment in which they can learn and practice new skills. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The ability to make and keep friends is vital to a child's emotional health and well-being. Children who have difficult peer relationships or who are rejected by...

2014-03-20 08:30:06

Co-Author of "Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide" shares wisdom from 20 years of treating Bipolar, Borderline and substance abuse on March 28, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debra Meehl, DD. is a Certified Pastoral Counselor and Intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT) and Skills Trainer. She is the founder and President of the Meehl Foundation, Co-Author of the "Friends and Family Bipolar Survival Guide" and documentary presenter of the...


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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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