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Facebook Use Raises Self-Esteem
2012-06-27 06:20:17

We all love social networks. That's the obvious conclusion from Facebook's 900 million active users and its current rank as one of the most visited sites on the web. New studies from the University of Georgia finds what people may really "like" about social networking is they get to talk about themselves. "Despite the name ℠social networks,' much user activity on networking sites is self-focused," said Brittany Gentile, a UGA doctoral candidate who looked at the effects of social...

2012-06-18 23:07:09

Story leads this month from new articles on parenting by the norm, the link between sexism and racism, death and the supernatural, how brands shape identity and more... Parenting by the social norm For parents, it is not only important to pass on to their children values that they personally endorse but also to teach values that they think are the societal norms, according to a new study. Particularly among immigrant parents, conforming to values that they perceive as norms is...

2012-06-08 23:01:40

The new girls´ self-esteem apparel and education company BYOU - Be Your Own You will be showcased in Las Vegas, NV June 12th though the 14th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center during the International Licensing Expo. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 The new girls´ self-esteem apparel and education company BYOU - Be Your Own You is dedicated to spreading a positive message of empowerment to young girls embracing healthy self-esteem and individuality through an apparel line...

2012-05-30 10:15:40

If you are a white girl, a black girl or a black boy, exposure to today's electronic media in the long run tends to make you feel worse about yourself. If you're a white boy, you'll feel better, according to a new study led by an Indiana University professor. Nicole Martins, an assistant professor of telecommunications in the IU College of Arts and Sciences, and Kristen Harrison, professor of communication studies at the University of Michigan, also found that black children in their study...

2012-05-09 20:58:08

Study identifies five factors that promote a positive body image in women Women with high family support and limited pressure to achieve the 'thin and beautiful' ideal have a more positive body image. That's according to a new study looking at five factors that may help young women to be more positive about their bodies, in the context of a society where discontent with appearance is common among women. The work by Dr. Shannon Snapp, from the University of Arizona in the US, and colleagues...

2012-04-27 23:01:26

Every success starts with a positive thought. Make Money by Dr. Harsimran Singh Upper Brookville, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 The following are some extracts from Dr. Harsimran Singh's book,"How 12 Immigrants Made Billions-12 Keys to Success." Positive thoughts lay the foundation to making money and living a successful life. One should do everything one can do to think positively and counter one´s fears with reasoning. Oftentimes, the reasons behind self-doubt and fear force an...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.