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2014-03-27 20:21:49

First and Only Clinical Psy.D. Program Offered in the City of New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Applications are now being accepted for admission into The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's (TCSPP) new Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program at Xavier University of Louisiana. Applications for the program's fall 2014 semester can be submitted through the TCSPP website. The opening of applications for the five-year program--the only...

Children's Books That Feature Animals With Human Traits Lead To Less Learning Of The Natural World
2014-03-27 11:01:18

University of Toronto A new study by University of Toronto researchers has found that kids’ books featuring animals with human characteristics not only lead to less factual learning but also influence children’s reasoning about animals. Researchers also found that young readers are more likely to attribute human behaviors and emotions to animals when exposed to books with anthropomorphized animals than books depicting animals realistically. “Books that portray animals...

2014-03-26 20:21:49

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), the leading nonprofit national graduate school devoted exclusively to psychology and related behavioral and health sciences, will offer an online Bachelor's of Arts Completion Program in Psychology for the first time starting fall 2014. Applications are now being accepted for the new program, which provides working adults with the opportunity to complete their education in...

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...


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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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