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1 hr ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Why Are We Spiteful, Even Though It Bites Us Back?

Or maybe you curse a baby princess because you didn't get invited to her christening, as in "Sleeping Beauty" and its latest incarnation, the upcoming movie "Maleficent."

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Related Topix: Science

2 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Stowaway jumped fence 6 hours before takeoff

A teen stowaway who survived a five-hour flight hidden in the wheel well of a jetliner is recovering at a Hawaii hospital, a state health official said.

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Related Topix: Science, Santa Clara, CA

6 hrs ago | Advocate

Study: Gay, Lesbian Parents Still Face Bias in Custody Disputes

Judges in child custody cases often do not consider social science research that shows gay and lesbian parents to be as fit as heterosexual ones, says a new study from Philadelphia's Drexel University.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Drexel University, Science

11 hrs ago | The Daily Nexus

CAPS Requests Greater Funds to Meet Student Demand

UCSB's Counseling and Psychological Services is seeking a funding increase of $21.39 through a new fee initiative in this week's election ballot.

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15 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Rollins grads bringing bike-share program to Orlando | Video

The epiphany came to Peter Martinez during a visit a couple of years ago to Washington, where he saw people renting bikes and riding around town.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Rollins College, Science, Winter Park, FL, Altamonte Springs, FL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

Procrastinator? Blame it on your genes

New research suggests the tax office should expand the list of acceptable explanations for procrastinators' yearly extension requests and late tax filings.

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Related Topix: Science

Jerusalem Post

In my own write: Memory keepers

'The big question Holocaust survivors want to know," according to psychologist Eva Fogelman, "is will the Third Generation [their grandchildren] continue to tell of the destruction of European Jewry, or will the story die with us, the survivors?" It took two generations 40 years "for the silence to be broken, for psychological denial to erode, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Israel, Middle East, Opinion

Al Bawaba

Hating Google Glass? Blame psychology

However, solving these issues won't have a significant impact until the basic product is modified to resolve the psychological barriers that have impeded its success.

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Related Topix: Science, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

PR-inside.com

New editions of alcoholism recovery book "Phoenix in a Bottle" are published

The ground-breaking book on recovery from alcoholism "Phoenix in a Bottle" by Lilian and Murdoch MacDonald from Ayrshire, Scotland has been re-published in new paperback and e-book editions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Science, Alliant International University, San Francisco, CA

Wall Street Journal

We Actually Get Nicer as We Age

Psychologists label five personality traits and explain which increase and decrease with age.

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Related Topix: Science, Colby College, Waterville, ME

WFIE-TV Evansville

Can an app save the planet?

More than half of Americans say they worry about global warming . But what are they doing about it? Probably not as much as they think.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Startups, Facebook, San Francisco, CA

Psychology Today

Into the Dark: A Psychology of Soul, Shadow, and Diversity

I don't know about you, but I can't stand to see one more article or book saying there are "5 Keys to Success," "7 Elements for Being Happy," or "6 Steps to Healing."

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Related Topix: Science

Hot Air

Err: NBC hired a 'psychological consultant' to research David Gregory?

Good Lord, can someone just give Tapper a Sunday show and be done with it? As "Meet the Press" flails into third place under the leadership of David Gregory, and the institution of the Sunday show rides the downward slope toward irrelevance, NBC sent a psychologist to Gregory's friends and family on a hunt for Gregory's charm in an odd attempt to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Science, Face the Nation, US News

Science Daily

Teachers' Scare Tactics May Lead to Lower Exam Scores

As the school year winds down and final exams loom, teachers may want to avoid reminding students of the bad consequences of failing a test because doing so could lead to lower scores, according to new research.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

The psychology and myths behind why Miley Cyrus sticks out her tongue

Dolly Parton in a recent interview on April 20, 2014, said her goddaughter Miley Cyrus told her "I need to murder Hannah Montana in order for people to accept who I really am."

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Science, Religion, Hindu, Marketing

Health.com

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Children who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are nearly three times more likely to have language problems than kids without ADHD, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family, Kids, Science, Round Rock, TX

NewsOne

Dr. Robin Explains How Emotions Can Make You Feel Hungry

Dr. Robin L. Smith is a psychologist, ordained minister, motivational speaker and best-selling author.

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Related Topix: Science

Entrepreneur Magazine

The 3 Qualities of First-Wave Employees

There's a lot of emphasis, rightfully so, on the significance of a startup's first round of hires; these employees are often referred to as "first wavers," but I prefer to think of them as the company's "Navy SEALs."

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Related Topix: Science, University of Alabama

Shelter Island Reporter

Island Profile: Artist, psychologist Susan Schrott

"It's all come together," said Susan Schrott, daughter of Shelter Island's Victor and Leah Friedman, of her personal and professional life ever since she and her husband Jonathan bought a home of their own on Shelter Island, very close to the FriedA mans, late last year.

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Related Topix: Science, Shelter Island, NY, Medicine, Eating Disorders, Health, White Plains, NY, Greenport, NY, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Fortune

Corporate therapy for Silicon Valley

At a going rate of $30,000 a year per client, Richard Hagberg doesn't come cheap.

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Related Topix: Science, Dropbox, Microsoft, Startups

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