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Revisiting Child Abuse Reporting Laws

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March/April 2012 Issue Revisiting Child Abuse Reporting Laws By Debra Schilling Wolfe, MEd Social Work Today Vol. 12 No. 2 P. 14 The Penn State child sexual abuse allegations incited…

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Global Warming Skepticism Climbs During Tough Economic Times

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ScienceDaily (Mar. 13, 2012) — In recent years, the American public has grown increasingly skeptical of the existence of human-made climate change. Although pundits and scholars have suggested several reasons…

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Texting Affects Ability to Interpret Words

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ScienceDaily (Feb. 16, 2012) — Research designed to understand the effect of text messaging on language found that texting has a negative impact on people’s linguistic ability to interpret and…

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Recent generations focus more on fame and money than giving back

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The times are changing, and not necessarily for the better when it comes to giving back to society, according to 40 years of research on 9 million young adults. Since…

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Innovation Nations

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Behind the extraordinary emergence of the BRIC countries as economic powers is a national industrial policy. In each case, the state has been a potent, and at times, creative force.…

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New Prehuman Species

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Now it seems that Lucy shared eastern Africa with another prehuman species, one that may have spent more time in trees than on the ground. A 3.4-million-year-old fossil foot found…

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Human Development Scientists And Computer Game Developers Design Video Game That Teaches Conflict Resolution To Kids

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December 1, 2008 — Human development scientists and computer game developers designed a video game that teaches kids how to resolve conflicts peacefully amongst themselves. Inanimate objects, such as pencils…

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