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Children have many opportunities to learn from others through oral and written sources. Recent evidence suggests that early readers place more trust in written over oral testimony when learning names for unfamiliar objects. Across three studies recently published in the... Related StoriesUS Foreign Aid and TerrorismChild's Murder Reveals Desperate Plight of Single Mothers in JapanGetting That Exercise Habit
When an unnamed single mother living in Yokohama decided to put in more hours working at the restaurant where she earned a meager income, she was left with the problem of who would care for her two children, aged three... Related Stories"Emotional Damage" Cited in Lawsuit Over Phony PsychologistGetting That Exercise HabitThe Case of the Brooklyn Enigma (Part 2 of 2)
What makes staying physically active so difficult as we grow older? Despite medical warnings about the dangers of being inactive, especially for older people, making excuses seems more attractive than trying to stay fit. For people over the age of... Related StoriesWhat We Can Do to Slow Down the Growing Suicide Rate in AlaskaStigma and Seeking Hellp"Emotional Damage" Cited in Lawsuit Over Phony Psychologist
Continued from Part One As a test of Mollie’s supposed psychic powers, Dr. Hammond issued a challenge in the New York Sun. He would enclose a certified cheque for a large sum of money (at least $1000.00) in a single... Related StoriesThe Case of the Brooklyn Enigma (Part One of Two)The Rumour Watchers (Part 2 of 2)Alexander the Corrector (Part Two of Two)
While it is commonly assumed that the United States uses foreign aid as an instrument to combat global terrorism, it is unclear whether it views terrorist threats to other countries, particularly its allies, with urgency. A new article in the... Related StoriesStigma and Seeking HellpThe Personality of Being A TrollCan Anger in Infants Predict Later Problems?
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