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New iPhone Study Proposes Texting Increases Truthfulness
2012-05-18 06:48:16

According to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, texting is a good way to attain honest answers to delicate questions. The study was conducted by Fred Conrad, a cognitive psychologist and the Director of the Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR), and Michael Schober, a professor of psychology and dean of the graduate faculty at the New School for Social Research. The...

2012-04-25 12:12:42

New research on 'output interference' is published in Psychological Science Students of all ages could improve their test scores if the category of information changed abruptly midway through the test, according to a new study on memory by researchers from Syracuse University, the University of South Florida, and Indiana University. The study was recently published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study was conducted by Amy Criss,...

2012-04-23 23:00:36

PracticeQuiz.com adds a EMT-Basic test to its bank of quality free test prep questions. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 PracticeQuiz.com, a site that provides high quality free practice exams has recently added a free practice test for the EMT-B to its website. The questions will be especially helpful for anyone trying to pass the NREMT exam to achieve their state EMT license. Unlike other free test prep sites, PracticeQuiz.com provides significant quantities of exam practice...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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