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Obama appoints Indian American to national science board

Dr Sethuraman ‘Panch’ Panchanathan, senior vice president, Office of Knowledge Enter­prise Development, ArizonaStateUniversity, was last week appointed to the United States National......

'We need to stop thinking about how older people are a burden to society'

Distinguished Indian American professor of psychiatry and neurosciences Dr Dilip V Jeste has been appointed the first associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care at the University of......

L'Affaire Khobragade: Unprecedented winter of discontent for India, US

'The diplomat's arrest has led to a major diplomatic spat, the likes of which I have not seen in my nearly three decades of covering the US-India relationship, says Aziz Haniffa. 'The knee-jerk......

'Overseas citizen shifted the basis of Indian nationalism'

Devesh Kapur has been the director of Centre for the Advanced Study of India, the only research institute in America devoted to India, since 2006. CASI at the University of Pennsylvania turned 20......

'Gandhiji is a prophet for communication revolution age'

'The Internet has demonstrated the power to organise the voices of the oppressed peoples in nonviolent but effective ways. Mahatma Gandhi had done the same in his time,' says renowned inventor and......

Infosys co-founder donates $1.8 mn for brain research

Infosys co-founder donates $1.8 mn for brain research S Gopalakrishnan, one of the seven co-founders of IT major Infosys, has donated $1.8 million to Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) for brain......

Christopher Fry: Twitter's engineer who gets $10 mn salary

Among Twitter Inc's highest-paid executives, Christopher Fry's name stands out.The senior vice president of engineering raked in $10.3 million last year, just behind Twitter Chief Executive Dick......

Facebook posts more memorable than faces

People are much more likely to remember 'spontaneous' Facebook posts than human faces and text from books, according to a new study."Facebook is updated roughly 30 million times an hour so it's......

Life sciences: India at No.2 behind China

The life sciences industry in Asia clocked a growth of 3.4 per cent to record revenues of $110.89 billion in the calendar year 2009, with nearly half the revenues -- $54.24 billion -- coming from......

What's wrong with economics and how to fix it

A New York-based institute seeks to empower new economists to challenge outdated approaches with innovative and ethical economic strategy and Indian policy makers must take noteof it, says Rajni......

Meghna Kumar on her Indian Idol elimination

One would expect Meghna Kumar, a visually challenged girl from Jhansi to feel a little down after being eliminated from Indian Idol 5 on Monday. But the 17-year-old is far from sad as she......
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Q. what is cognitive theory?
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Q. What's the difference between hearing and listening?
Angel:  A. theory for learning psychology for understanding human behavior.... more

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jafar
Q. What is called health risky behaviors ?
Jafar:  A. Hearing is the action of registering sound with your ears. Listening is inferring meaning and content with your mind. I can hear you fine, but I'm...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-called-health-risky-behaviors-/25096172/answers/25180213

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Q. What is the origin of humans are aware that they are aware?
Narendra Sharma:  A. Health risk behavior involves actions and related attitudes and perceptions that contribute to people's propensity to engage in, or avoid,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-origin-of-humans-are-aware-that-they-are-aware/23853748/answers/25096177

Innocent girl
Q. relevance to means what?
Innocent Girl:  A. An international group of experts on cognitive science has asserted that animals, including many that are much different from humans, experience...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/relevance-to-means-what/23773526/answers/23853810

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Facial features key to first impressions

A smile gives the first impression that a person is approachable, while large eyes signal youthfulness, and dominance is linked partly to a... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/facial-features-key-to-first-impressions-114072900883_1.html
What makes you a pessimist?

Cannot see thing turning out to be all right? A hyperactive habenula, half the size of a pea in the brain that tracks predictions about negative... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2432185&n_date=20140729&cat=Science
Tiny part of brain which tracks expectations about nasty events identified

Washington: A recent study has identified the half-pea-sized human brain portion called habenula, which tracks negative expectations like painful... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/health/healthy-eating/tiny-part-of-brain-which-tracks-expectations-about-nasty-events-identified_28979.html
Review Finds Evidence Based Indicators for a Concussion

A new report has found that clinical indicators that are strongly associated with concussion could be the first step in the progress of developing... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/review-finds-evidence-based-indicators-for-a-concussion-139246-1.htm
ProPhase LLC Scientists Publish New Article Detailing Evolution of Illness Phases in Schizophrenia

Comments - NEW YORK, NY ProPhase LLC, a New York-based global provider of measurement expertise contributes a new research article, "The evolution... ...

http://www.andhranews.net/Business/2014/ProPhase-LLC-Scientists-Publish-New-Article-32463.htm

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