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2014-08-06 23:09:42

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Georgia Psychological Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to Georgia Psychological Association members,...

2014-08-06 23:00:45

Simple Ideas LLC, a national provider of counseling tools and programs, unveils Life’s Onion™ today at the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Life's Onion is a handheld, onion-shaped device with 12 peels which transforms into a flower when opened. Clients record their therapeutic goals and achievements on the actual peels, converting them to flower petals as progress is made. While there are other methods of...

2014-08-06 23:00:42

New research suggests that AD and VaD have much more in common than diagnostic guidelines currently allow. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD) are the most common forms of dementia. Traditionally, these illnesses have been treated as separate clinical syndromes. But new research led by Drexel University College of Medicine suggests that AD and VaD have much more in common than diagnostic guidelines currently allow. The study is...

video games and teen behavior
2014-08-05 12:59:45

John Cramer, Dartmouth College Previous studies show that violent video games increase adolescent aggressiveness, but new Dartmouth research finds for the first time that teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely subsequently to engage in a wide range of behaviors beyond aggression, including alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency, and risky sex. More generally, such games—especially character-based games with anti-social protagonists—appear...

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...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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