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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...

2012-04-12 23:01:04

Test Prep Authority, a free, online SAT and ACT resource center, had just added free SAT and ACT score generators to their site. These generators draw scores from a database of every major college and university in the US, letting students know what scores they need for admission, and what they have to do to reach those scores in time for their tests. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 As competition for college admission becomes more heated, students need ever-higher SAT and ACT...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.