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4 hrs ago | Science Daily

Exams in cold auditoriums? Better memory at ideal temperature

People's working memory functions better if they are working in an ambient temperature where they feel most comfortable.

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8 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

14 Surprising Things That Affect Your Willpower And Decision Making

"I'm trying to pare down decisions," he says. "I don't want to make decisions about what I'm eating or wearing.

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11 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

SFU Study: Over the hill now starts at age 24

But now, Simon Fraser University is saying you actually start aging and trending when you turn 24, in a new study released last Friday .

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Related Topix: Science, Wisdom Teeth, Health

15 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

IU psychology students mentor middle schoolers

"It's cool to think it was an actual human being who thought and cried," said Zoe Mantha, a 12-year-old BPS student.

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17 hrs ago | Gawker

Science Teacher Suspended for Teaching Science

A science teacher has been suspended from his job at a Los Angeles high school for helping two students with science projects that the school district considers "imitation weapons."

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Science

21 hrs ago | KXVO

Psychology Website Names 30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter

In the article, "30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter," author counts the number of followers to arrange the tweeting psychologists in order of rank.

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Related Topix: Science, Twitter

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Stewart Murray Wilson loses bid for parole

Convicted sex offender Stewart Murray Wilson has been denied parole, with the Parole Board noting concerns over his release proposal.

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SFGate

Why The Open Office Makes You Distracted, Exhausted, And Insecure

About a third of us work in open offices. They're cheaper than giving everybody their own space.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Lashing out at your spouse? Check your blood sugar

This is one of the actual voodoo dolls used in the study to measure participantsA' anger with their spouses.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Science, University of Kentucky, University of North Carolina Wilmington, North Carolina

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California public colleges collaborate on fix to broken transfer process

He said the new Associate Degree for Transfer initiative helped him graduate in two years after transferring from Sierra College.

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Related Topix: California, Science, Carmichael, CA, Cal State Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Yes, We Do Know What You're Thinking

In tweeting that you need a hit of chocolate, are you inadvertently communicating something about your socioeconomic status? Or your gender? I sometimes hesitate to tell people I'm a psychologist because it can put them on guard.

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CBS Local

Baltimore Clinical Child Psychologist Uses Education To Advance Patients' Well-Being

ADHD. Chronic health issues. Depression. When struggles like these hit home for Baltimore's youth, the result is often a swift domino effect adversely impacting academic performance, personal development and even family stability.

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Related Topix: Science, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Teenagers, Mt. Washington (Baltimore, MD), Baltimore, MD

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Vancouver Sun

'Over the hill' officially begins at age 24, B.C. study finds

Our mental ability to perceive, analyze and respond begins to decline abruptly around the age of 24, according to an innovative new study by researchers at Simon Fraser University.

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Related Topix: Science, Games, Chess

Forbes.com

The Morality Of Curiosity And The Immorality Of Certainty

Curiosity and money are both good things to have. But is there a conflict between wanting deep knowledge and wanting more money? And if so, is this a moral conflict? David Brooks, in his NY Times column " The Moral Power of Curiosity " apparently thinks so.

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Medical Daily

Women's Sexy Voices Better Than Men's When It Comes To Wooing A Love Interest

Around the world, the low and sultry voice of a woman suggests physical attractiveness.

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Related Topix: Albright College, Science

Small Business Trends

Leaders: Learn How to Stay "Grounded" in an Uncertain World

"The only way to survive gale-force winds is to have deep healthy roots." - Bob Rosen When only change is constant, how do business leaders maintain their balance? Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World by Bob Rosen thoroughly answers this question and shares the personal stories of numerous CEOs who used these ideas Grounded: How ... (more)

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Science

NJ.com

Great Adventure safari becomes classroom for Monmouth U. psychology students

JACKSON - A hush fell over the room last week as 13 Monmouth University psychology students knelt on the floor and waited for the subject of the day's lesson to arrive.

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Related Topix: Science, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, Long Branch, NJ

Sun-Star

Custodio: The reason for the season

SCHOOL is out and since I have chosen to take some time off from my grad school classes this summer, I have been finding my evenings quite uh, tame.

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Wall Street Journal

When Your Biggest Money Problem is Denial

The young man was having bad dreams and trouble sleeping. He told Wynnewood, Pa., psychologist Maggie Baker that he was haunted by his two card tables full of unopened bills.

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Related Topix: Science, Wynnewood, PA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Psychology Today

7 Ways Facebook is Bad for your Mental Health

Facebook's meteoric rise in popularity suggests that it offers us something we've always wanted.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science

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