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Human Behavior In Taking Surveys Identified With Quantum Theory
2014-06-17 06:33:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Quantum theory, much like Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, is mainly used to describe the workings of the Universe. Scientists use quantum theory to describe the actions of subatomic particles, but a new study from The Ohio State University and Indiana University uses quantum theory to identify and describe human behavior. The findings, published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, demonstrate a...

2014-06-10 23:16:17

Exam Elf is a new app that seeks to teach kids specific skills needed to perform better on exams, including standardized tests. The app is fully Common Core compliant. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 ZumFun, a NYC based educational startup, has launched their latest app, Exam Elf. Exam Elf teaches students the specific skills needed to perform better in exams in a fun game environment, without the cost of expensive test preparation classes. “We have found 12 key skills that are...

2014-06-09 16:23:34

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-three members of ETS's Research & Development (R&D) division plus 25 distinguished contributors from the United States, Canada and Europe have authored a new book on the design, use and challenges of computerized multistage testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO Computerized Multistage Testing: Theory and Applications, recently published by Chapman & Hall/CRC, is edited by ETS's Duanli Yan,...

2014-06-02 12:27:18

President Obama emphasizes need to provide parents, coaches, clinicians and young athletes tools to identify and respond to concussions OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Devick, O.D., CEO and founder of King-Devick Test, LLC joined the nation's top concussion experts at the first-ever White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit in Washington, D.C. "We want our kids participating in sports," President Barack Obama said at the Summit. "As...

2014-05-28 12:28:06

ANTWERP and TURNHOUT, Belgium, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile lead generation tool uses on-pack QR code campaign for interactive real-time data collection Survey Anyplace, the app-free lead generation mobile survey tool provider, and Astra Sweets, a major European candy company, are collaborating on creating a brand community for its UFO candies, available at Carrefour stores in France and Belgium. 97% of respondents provided...

2014-05-15 23:15:12

Career Key’s new college major test helps students answer the question, “What should I major in” with confidence. Using this valid career test, youth and adults can make a close personality-major match research shows leads to success in college. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The new college major test from career guidance leader Career Key, http://www.careerkey.org, helps students answer the question, “What should I major in?” Using this valid career test, youth and...

2014-05-02 23:03:36

To examine recent reports of published results that cannot be independently reproduced, the Cancer Biology Reproducibility Project will independently replicate 50 recent high impact cancer biology studies. BioLegend will support this initiative by donating $100,000 of research reagents. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The ability to reproduce published results is key for scientific progress. However, recent studies have reported that many published results cannot be independently reproduced. To...

2014-05-01 23:03:29

Exam Master announces the integration of their Academic Manager with Software Secure's Remote Proctor NOW! Newark, Delaware (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Exam Master Corporation and Software Secure announce the integration of two key online testing and security platforms, Academic Manager and Remote Proctor NOW, creating a secure and flexible online testing solution for academic institutions and professional organizations worldwide. Exam Master’s Academic Manager is an advanced online...

2014-04-08 08:39:12

New Common-Core aligned test provides affordable option for more than 140,000 annual test takers in seven states SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Education has announced that they have selected CTB/McGraw-Hill's TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion(TM)) test as a state-approved assessment leading to a high school equivalency certificate. The decision is the latest development in an ongoing movement by states across the country to identify...

2014-03-26 12:33:51

Remote Proctoring System Without Web Cams Revolutionizing Online Education PHOENIX, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The popularity of online learning has skyrocketed in the past decade, enabling literally millions of people to advance their educations and their careers. For those whose work and family obligations preclude them from attending a traditional brick-and-mortar university, the more flexible schedules and lower tuition rates offered by Internet-based programs makes them an...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.