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The mothers and toddlers program, an attachment-based parenting intervention for substance-using women: results at 6-week follow-up in a randomized clinical pilot

Suchman et al. PMC Abstract Previously, we reported posttreatment findings from a randomized pilot study testing a new attachment-based parenting intervention for mothers enrolled in substance-use treatment and caring for children ages birth to 3 years (N.E. Suchman, C. DeCoste, … Continue reading

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10,000 Crazy Vaccines!

Sandy Lunoe Vactruth.com There was a storm of amazement  and disbelief when Dr. Paul Offit, vaccine industry insider and perhaps the most widely stated defender of vaccine safety, made the outrageous statement that each infant would have the theoretical capacity to … Continue reading

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The Psychedelic Transhumanists

Before It’s News Transhumanism in a fortune cookie:  the familiar human world is just one point along a continuum of evolution, and we have an unprecedented capacity to participate in that process.  And yet, the future being as slippery as … Continue reading

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Reasoning, Learning, and Creativity: Frontal Lobe Function and Human Decision-Making

Anne Collins & Etienne Koechlin PLoS Biology Abstract The frontal lobes subserve decision-making and executive control—that is, the selection and coordination of goal-directed behaviors. Current models of frontal executive function, however, do not explain human decision-making in everyday environments featuring … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem And The Gift of Challenging People: Part Three

Nanette Burton Mongelluzzo Psych Central “The healthy man does not torture others. Generally, it is the tortured who turn into torturers.”—Carl Jung In the previous two blogs we have been discussing self-esteem and the gift of challenging people. In the … Continue reading

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A dystopian future for Canada’s Internet

Source: McLeans On Tuesday, independent Canadian ISP Teksavvy announced its new service plans, effectively dropping the other shoe in the long-running usage-based internet billing debate. While on the surface there are some things to like, at the core the new … Continue reading

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India to be No. 3 auto market by 2015

Source: Livemint Mumbai: China, the US and India—that will be the pecking order of the global automobiles market by volumes by 2015, according to Rothschild, the UK-based global financial advisory firm. Currently, India is the sixth largest market after China, … Continue reading

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Count on resource boom, but not all its benefits

Source: Australian THE scope of the coalmine and associated infrastructure project envisaged by Indian company GVK Power is a whole lot bigger than was proposed by Hancock Coal, but not all the benefits are going to flow to Australia. Hancock … Continue reading

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Wind farms paid £900,000 to switch off for one night

Victoria Ward The Telegraph The payments, worth up to 20 times the value of the power they would have produced, raises serious concerns about such subsidies, which are paid for by the customer. The six Scottish wind farms were asked … Continue reading

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