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2014-07-10 23:01:38

A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study. The study found that some, but not all, cognitive, or...

2014-07-08 23:13:08

According to Neuropsychologist Dr. Kenneth Freundlich with Morris Psychological Group, being constantly bombarded with far more information than we can process works to the detriment of our memory, our concentration and ultimately our ability to produce timely results and make good decisions. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Information overload isn't new. Starting with the invention of the printing press in the fifteenth century, scholars and scientists have predicted that each...

2014-07-08 15:03:40

University of Luxembourg Finding the roots of illiteracy Working memory in children is linked strongly to reading and academic achievement, a new study from the University of Luxembourg and partner Universities from Brazil has shown. Moreover, this finding holds true regardless of socio-economic status. This suggests that children with learning difficulties might benefit from teaching methods that prevent working memory overload. The study was published recently in the scientific...

stress can feed insomnia
2014-07-04 05:25:11

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it. This is the major finding of a new study investigating the link between stress and the development of insomnia. “Our study is among the first to show that it's not the number of stressors, but your reaction to them that determines the likelihood of experiencing insomnia,” stated lead author Vivek Pillai, PhD and research fellow at the Sleep Disorders and Research Center at...

2014-07-02 23:12:59

An All-Day Hands-On Workshop on Transforming Ideas into Brands Led by Mariya Bouraima Washington DC (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 On Friday, July 25th, Mariya Bouraima, Founder of Washington DC-based branding agency Aveya Creative, will lead “Branding for Innovators Bootcamp,” an all-day hands-on workshop at General Assembly about transforming ideas into brands. Participants of “Branding for Innovators Bootcamp” will arrive with ideas in mind -whether these are new products or services...

2014-07-02 04:21:02

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUBiC Magazine is a new monthly publication to spark children's minds, with each edition containing a mixture of Maths, English and creative thinking. Maths tasks are mostly based on real-world examples - for instance, working out how many buttons to order at a dress factory. We are also pioneering "Ninja Maths" which asks the reader to solve simple algebraic additions and multiplications quickly, and to "feel" the numbers in their...

2014-07-01 20:22:09

Professionals, Students and Academics from Across the U.S. to Meet on Current and Future Issues of Human Resource Management and Business Psychology LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 34th Annual Industrial Organizational and Organizational Behavioral (IOOB) Conference: Shift Ahead, presented by students from the Los Angeles Campus of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, at TCSPP's...

2014-06-30 23:22:05

Pamela Foelsch is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 NAPW honors Pamela Foelsch, Ph.D., Owner and Director of ProfPsych Comprehensive Services, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Foelsch is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in psychological services. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually...

2014-06-30 08:29:16

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanomix Inc., (Nanomix), a leading nanotechnology company focused on the development of next generation mobile diagnostic tests to enable earlier and more accurate testing in hospital and pre-hospital settings, today announced the appointment of Brian Jung as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Jung brings significant financial and executive experience to Nanomix, having served in CFO and executive roles for...

2014-06-30 08:25:35

Educational institutions brainstorm to look for the positive ways to improve student retention and success rates. Appreciative Advising is the elixir that harnesses the power of the organizational development theory of Appreciative Inquiry and provides a framework for increasing adviser and student success DURHAM, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Have you ever come across a person in your life who really believed in you and your potential, even at a time when that potential wasn't...


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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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'