Completing the picture: the effects of video game practice on verbal and performance I.Q. scores in
The strength and nature of the video game practice effect on tests of visual and perceptual skills were examined using high functioning Grades Four and Five students who had been tested with the WISC-R .for the purpose of gifted identification and placement. The control group, who did not own and .play video games on a sustained basis, and the experimental group, who did own a video game system and had some mastery of video games, including the -Nintendo game, "Tetris", were each composed of 18
They are no longer with us: USAWC remembers 9/11
Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett joined Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo and the United States Army War College community to begin Sept. 11, 2012 with this somber reminder and a ceremony dedicated to the college alumni, police, firemen, emergency responders, civilians and the members of the US Armed Forces who perished on September 11, 2001 and those who have sacrificed their lives in the past decade defending the nation.
Indian in the Cupboard Trailer
This is the trailer for the movie version of Indian in the Cupboard. This is a fourth-grade reading level new classic and showing the trailer will motivate readers to read the novel. (01:43)
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Olympics, Ancient - Honors for the Athletes
So highly regarded were winning athletes, in the ancient Olympic games, that their names were used in the Greek calendar. People referenced events by the year that a particular champion prevailed in his sport.
What other honors were bestowed upon winning athletes in the ancient games? Take a look at the very beginning of this clip from Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece.
Northeastern College of Professional Studies Commencement - September 29, 2012
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Europe Day Ahead: Fed QE expected, iPhone launch
Sept. 12 - Economists polled by Reuters say there's a 65% chance the Federal Reserve will announce a third round of quantitative easing, while the tech world is eagerly awaiting the launch of the latest iPhone.
This Week @Minnesota: Sept. 14, 2012, low-cost options on campus
THIS WEEK @MINNESOTA: Sept. 10-14. In this episode of the weekly video feature, we check out low-cost options for students around campus. Highlights include Gopher football games from $12, money management tips from the Live Like a Student campaign and an open source textbook catalog.
Reuters Breakingviews: Asian beer battle continues
Sept. 13 - A Thai tycoon's takeover bid for Singapore's F&N may have ulterior motives, says Reuters Breakingviews Asia Editor Peter Thal Larsen.
Asia Week Ahead: China slowdown in focus
Sept. 14 - Fresh commodities trade and foreign investment data will shed more light on the health of the world's second-largest economy, while tensions flare between China and Japan over disputed islands.
Is the "Fiscal Cliff" a Threat to the Economy? The US Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said on August 22, 2012, that scheduled tax increases and spending cuts in 2013 would reverse the current modest economic recovery. The CBO and other experts are of the view that large government spending cuts and tax hikes will cause severe economic slump. Experts hold that without action by Congress to avoid a "fiscal cliff" Americans sho
The US Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said on August 22, 2012, that scheduled tax increases and spending cuts in 2013 would reverse the current modest economic recovery. The CBO and other experts are of the view that large government spending cuts and tax hikes will cause severe economic slump.
Experts hold that without action by Congress to avoid a "fiscal cliff" Americans sho
Survey of London: volume 46 - South and East Clerkenwell
Details the architecture of the southern areas of the historic parish of Clerkenwell immediately to the north of the City of London, including Clerkenwell Green and the church of St James Clerkenwell. It also includes Charterhouse Square, to the east of the historic parish. To the north and east it covers the Northampton Square area, and Rawstorne Street as far the the Angel, Islington. The rest of the parish is described in volume 47.
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Math Tutorial Lab
Learn about the Math Tutorial Lab and all it does for GRCC students.
Is there a future for trade unions
In this podcast Professor Andreas Bieler looks ahead to the planned TUC demonstrations against cuts in the public sector, and asks if the unions have a chance of forcing u-turns.