Preoperative Visual Measures of Verbal Learning and Memory and their Relations to Speech Recognition After Cochlear Implantation – National Institutes of Health (.gov)


This study examined the performance of a group of adult cochlear implant (CI) candidates (CIC) on visual tasks of verbal learning and memory. Preoperative verbal learning and memory abilities of the CIC group were compared with a group of older normal-hearing (ONH) control participants. Relations between preoperative verbal learning and memory measures and speech recognition outcomes after 6…….


In Memoriam: Robert Ryan Newton – Boston College

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint Ignatius of Loyola Church on Friday, March 25, at 11:30 a.m. for Robert R. Newton, a mainstay of the Boston College administration for four decades, who died on March 19. He was 86.

In lieu of a wake, a reception will take place immediately prior to the Mass between 9:30 and 11 a.m. at 2101 Commonwealth Avenue on Brighton Campus.

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Japan high schooler passes difficult electrical engineer’s exam through self-study – The Mainichi – The Mainichi

Takuto Furuya shows off his notification for passing an electrical engineer license exam at Mie Prefectural Technical High School in the city of Matsusaka, Mie Prefecture, on March 17, 2022. (Mainichi/Koichi Tanaka)

MATSUSAKA, Mie — A 17-year-old boy in this central Japan city has passed a challenging national exam for the “Class II Chief Electrical Engineer’s License” through self-study, and has likely become “the first second-year high school student in th…….


Workers Don’t Feel Like a 9-to-5 Job Is a Safe Bet Anymore – Daily

For 11 years, as the research provider for the MBO Partners State of Independence Study series, we’ve been charting the growth, profile, desires, and needs of the growing American independent workforce.  These are self-employed consultants, freelancers, independent contractors, gig workers, and others who work independently instead of having traditional full-time jobs. We recently found something surprising: An increasingly large majority of independent workers say that in…….


Pandemic leads to lasting change in teaching methods across European countries Rackspace Technology research reveals – Yahoo Finance

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New research by Rackspace Technology finds changes in technology for education during the pandemic will become permanent, including an increase in the use of video, AI, data analytics, and chatbots but only 13% feel very well equipped to deal with this change

LONDON, March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research from Rackspace Technology® (NASDAQ: RXT), a leading end-to-end multicloud solutions company, shows that almost all educational and research insti…….


Physical Therapy Neurologic Residency | VA Long Beach Health Care – Veterans Affairs

VA Long Beach Health Care System (VALBHS) is pleased to announce the future formation of a physical therapy neurologic residency program. This developing program will offer a single position for a one-year residency, with full-time position through VA Long Beach, tentatively starting in July 2023.

Admissions Standards

Interested applicants must submit an application through Residency and Fellowship Physical Therapy Centralized Applic…….


Self-harm is a growing problem among young people worldwide – News-Decoder

If you’re a high school student in a class of 20 pupils, the chances are that as many as four of your peers in the room have at some point in their lives hurt themselves on purpose.

That’s the statistical probability of self-harm among young people, according to the UK nonprofit Mental Health Foundation (MHF).

A growing problem around the world, self-harm or self-injury means hurting yourself on purpose. It can be by cutting oneself with a sharp object, burning oneself, pull…….


NIH analysis of Reddit forum suggests experience of non-suicidal self-harm shares characteristics with addiction – National Institutes of Health (.gov)

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Monday, March 21, 2022

A large majority of individuals who reported and discussed non-suicidal self-injury on the social media platform Reddit described their experience in terms similar to those used to diagnose substance use disorder, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health, who analyzed more than 350,000 posts and comments. People who posted on a forum dedicated to discussion of self-harm, called…….


HCAM students inducted into honor society | Local News | – Hickory Daily Record

HICKORY — Twenty-two high school students enrolled with Hickory Career and Arts Magnet High were recently inducted into the 2021-2022 National Technical Honor Society (NTHS).

“In the history of the school, which was established during the fall semester of 2010, this is the largest group of students to earn the induction honor,” said HCAM Principal, Eric Puryear, who hosted the ceremony.

With several families in attendance, the ceremony began with the Pledge …….


Russia’s Push for Self-Sufficient Economy Fails Before Western Sanctions – The Wall Street Journal

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