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Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition 1. Past, Present, and Promise This introduction presents psychology as a science at the crossroads of many fields of knowledge, from philosophy and anthropology to biochemistry and artificial intelligence. With Dr. Mahzarin Banaji of Harvard University and Dr. Emanuel Donchin of the University of Illinois. Updated.

Productive Habits Of Successful Entrepreneurs Join us in a city near you at Entrepreneur’s Accelerate Your Business event series kicking off Feb 23. View cities and dates » Entrepreneurship isn't for the faint at heart. Science and technology research news « Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next » Detecting corrosion and fatigue during service A new project, CORFAT (Cost effective corrosion and fatigue monitoring for transport products SCP7-GA-2008-218637), looks to develop new monitoring technology based on acoustic emission testing (AT) combined with follow-up NDT (non-destructive testing) to detect defects such as corrosion or cracks in the structure of surface transport products (ships, railway tank cars, road tankers). Projects talks to Andreas Jagenbrein about predictive maintenance and what this means for transport safety. Read more »

TopMarks Science Science Clips Definitely one not to be missed! Fabulous interactive Flash science activities for primary-aged children matched to curriculum requirements throughout the UK. Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2016 April 15

PsycPORT™: Psychology Newswire Home // News & Events // Psychology Newswire News & Events Contact APA Office of Public Affairs PsycPORT™: Psychology Newswire Prescription drug abuse tied to increased risk of teen suicide August 15, 2016, Fox News Suicide is a leading cause of death for teens worldwide, and the odds of suicide attempts may be higher when adolescents abuse prescription drugs. Things Successful People Don't Do At The End Of The Day The last 10 minutes of your workday are equally as important as the first 10. "Whatever you do right before leaving the office will have a significant impact on your mood when you get home, the start of your next morning, and thus the entire next workday," explains Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." She says we all have a choice to be strategic about the next day, or to just bask in the glory of our day's work being done, distracted by the late-day buzz around us. "Successful people always do the former," says Taylor. "In fact, most of them have a routine in which they use those last 10 minutes to mitigate tasks that will linger and deter them from being completely focused for the next morning's events." Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "You Can't Be Serious!

Accelerating Future There isn’t enough in the world. Not enough wealth to go around, not enough space in cities, not enough medicine, not enough intelligence or wisdom. Not enough genuine fun or excitement. Not enough knowledge. Not enough solutions to global problems. Energy Quest - Science Projects Chemical/Stored Energy Projects Peanut Power - How much energy is in a single peanut? Find out...

Chromosome Mapping: Human Genome Research in Progress The Human Genome Project was completed in 2003. One of the key research areas was Chromosome Mapping. This page details that research. Mapping is the construction of a series of chromosome descriptions that depict the position and spacing of unique, identifiable biochemical landmarks, including some genes, that occur on the DNA of chromosomes. In 1990, DOE initiated projects to enrich the developing chromosome maps with markers for genes. In 1993 this effort led to the establishment of the Integrated Molecular Analysis of Gene Expression (IMAGE) Consortium.

Resources for the Teaching of Social Psychology - Home Page Making Connections -- Bridging psychological concepts and social issues -- Created by Susan Goldstein and colleagues, this site "was designed to provide instructors with psychological research findings and other scholarly information on specific social issues and assist them, both pedagogically and conceptually, in linking those social issues to the psychological constructs and theories discussed in their classes. The website includes (1) summaries of articles addressing social issues from recent peer-reviewed social science journals, (2) suggestions for “making connections” between specific research findings and psychological constructs, (3) supplementary podcasts, film clips, and articles, (4) pedagogy-focused resources on curriculum development, classroom activities, teaching strategies, and service learning, and (5) links to professional and non-profit organizations with information on social issues.

The Top Ten Places To Do Business Singapore has topped the World Bank's 'Doing Business' ranking for nine years.(Reuters) Singapore has retained its top spot in the World Bank's ranking of the best countries to do business in, while China and the UK both improved their positions. The UK rose to eighth place from 10th, swapping with Finland which dropped to ninth, but the rest of the top 10 remained the same, with the US staying put in at seventh. Top 10 territories to do businessSingaporeNew ZealandHong Kong SAR, ChinaDenmarkRepublic of KoreaNorwayUnited StatesUnited KingdomFinlandAustraliaSource: World Bank Doing Business China improved its ranking by three spots, after the World Bank rated the world's second-biggest economy as the 90th best place to do business.

PLoS Biology : Publishing science, accelerating research A Peer-Reviewed, Open Access Journal Current Issue PLOS Biology is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal featuring research articles of exceptional significance in all areas of biological science, from molecules to ecosystems. Discovery Education Science Fair Central Elmer's Teachers Club The Scientific Method: Experimentation Testing the Greenhouse Effect Judging Purpose and Hypothesis Research Selecting a Topic

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