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Is Narendra Modi a fascist?

'The speeches of Modi in Assam, Bengal, Kerala, Baghpat and the border areas of Bihar, overplaying the themes of terrorism, izzat of mothers and sisters, are to be read carefully to understand that he is trying to keep the fear of Muslims alive in the Hindu masses,' says Apoorvanand.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Medicine, Psychiatry, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

CU Boulder study: Denver is 8th funniest city in nation

Denver is the eighth funniest city in the United States, according to a recent University of Colorado-Boulder study released Sunday.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Boulder, Marketing, Science

East Bay Express

Re: Photo Campaign Addresses the Microaggressions Students of Color Face at UC Berkeley

" I, Too, Am Berkeley ," a photo campaign launched in March, documents the voices of underrepresented students of color at UC Berkeley.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, African-American, Science

Switched

A Saudi psychologist on jihadism, clerical elites, and education reform

Clinical psychologist Abdullah al-Garni serves a niche clientele: recovering jihadists.

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Related Topix: Science, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Terrorism

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Campus news

Students receiving this academic honor in the College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture and the College of Liberal Arts and Education must achieve a 3.75 GPA, and students in the College of Engineering, Math and Science must earn a 3.5 GPA.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Madison, Iola, WI, Plover, WI, Stevens Point, WI, Science

PsychCentral

Ambush Firing: Is it Illegal?

Large corporations have a strategy to get you fired once you've been bullied in the workplace.

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Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Research Associate

A postdoctoral or more senior research position is available in the Neuroscience of Attention & Perception Laboratory, led by Dr. Sabine Kastner in the Department of Psychology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University.

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Related Topix: Science, Princeton University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Adapt lessons to meet adult students' different learning styles

A dominant learning style indicates how a person perceives and processes information.

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Free Republic

Why climate deniers are winning: The twisted psychology that overwhelms scientific consensus

In the run-up to Earth Day this year, two major reports were released by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the largest such body in the world.

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Related Topix: Science, Global Warming

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Byard named director of Right From the Start marriage program

The Pastoral Institute has named Laura D. Byard director of Right From the Start, a marriage and family program dedicated to building strong marriages and families.

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Related Topix: LaGrange, GA, Science, Argosy University, Macon, GA, Mercer University, State Prisons, Rutledge State Prison, Prison

Psychology Today

The Character Wheel

What is the best way to understand someone's character? Is it by understanding their morals and virtues like Aristotle suggested ? Is it via examining their underlying subconscious motivational conflicts like Freud suggested? What about considering the way they construct their understanding world, as George Kelly argued? Or perhaps it is best to ... (more)

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WGBH

Mental And Physical Toll Of Bullying Persists For Decades

The longitudinal British study checked in with 8,000 families across 40 years to trace the trajectory of a bullied child.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Science

Ubuzimabwacu

Gakwaya Albert: Treating mental problems through documentary movies

"It was always my dream to one day make people fully understand different psychological diseases and how they can be treated," begins Albert Gakwaya, a Rwandan in the faculty of Psychology at Universite Pontifique Salesienne de Rome in Italy.

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Related Topix: Rwanda, Africa, World News, Science, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Fri Apr 18, 2014

HON

Extroverts Happier Regardless of Culture, Study Finds

Researchers looked at mood and behavior among college students in the United States, China, Japan, the Philippines and Venezuela.

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Related Topix: Science, Washington State University

New Rochelle Talk

Iona College Announces Appointment of Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Mark Kiselica, Ph.D., vice provost of the College of New Jersey, will become Iona College's next provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iona College, Science, Ball State University, Elizabethtown College, Saint Vincent College, Bucknell University

CiteULike

The seven sins of consumer psychology

Journal of Consumer Psychology , Vol. 23, No. 4. , pp. 411-423, doi:10.1016/j.jcps.2013.07.004 Consumer psychology faces serious issues of internal and external relevance.

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The New Zealand Herald

Living life without feeling like a fraud

A counselling client of mine "Allie" had just been promoted at her law firm. I asked if she was excited.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Science, University of Pittsburgh

New Hampshire Public Radio -

How Do We Explain The Evolution Of Religion?

Religion is a cross-cultural universal, even though not every human being professes faith in God or some other supernatural being.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Canada.com

How does someone become a sexual predator?

John Bradford, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Ottawa and an internationally renowned forensic psychiatrist, says that in many cases sexual predators start deviating from normal development during puberty, when sexual development really begins.

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The Norwalk Daily Voice

Greenwich Psychologist Helps Patients Rethink Weight Loss

Losing weight can be difficult, and while it is important to consult with dietitians and fitness experts, Joshua Hrabosky at Greenwich Hospital helps patients with the psychological aspects of weight loss.

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Related Topix: Science, Greenwich Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting

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