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  • What hurricanes and job interviews have in common
    these supplies may not be very helpful during an interview jobseekers have to make sure they are in possession of everything that can leave a good impression on potential employers including professional attire that fits and flatters During a hurricane individuals need to stay in touch with their loved ones to let them know they are OK According to the news source this is similar to how jobseekers need to contact the company to which they are applying before and after their interview U S News World Report states that knowing a company is vital before an interview This of course is similar to people s need to understand an approaching storm and all the havoc it can wreak No matter how much jobseekers prepare for their interviews completing a career test and taking its results into consideration may enhance the odds that they are applying to a company that is a good fit for them RELATED ARTICLES Monday is the best day to apply for a job Report highlights disconnect between job seekers and hiring managers Students don t have to attend top colleges to get a job More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality

    Original URL path: http://www.funeducation.com/News/Career-Test-Information/what-hurricanes-and-job-interviews-have-in-common (2016-04-24)
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  • Incentives may influence students' academic performance
    rely on important brain regions to become more thoughtful This process allows them to maximize gains by weighing evidence and making better decisions Higher grades an effective incentive When children are younger the promise of a new toy or lollipop may be all it takes to get them to work a little harder However for older students these types of incentives may not be as appealing especially for high schoolers who realize candy will not help them get into their ideal college What does look good on a high school transcript is a higher grade point average A total of 39 institutions in Los Angeles California were willing to give students better grades if they could raise their scores on the California Standards Tests the Los Angeles Times reported in 2011 We re always looking for a way to motivate kids to do better in school Michael Taft principal of Jefferson High School told the news source I d see them bubbling in carelessly and say Are you reading that question They would say No I m tired They had multiple excuses Jefferson High School adopted the incentive program one year earlier and 400 of 1 600 students managed to improve one or more grades Cash for grades a controversial incentive There have always been parents who offer their children money in an effort to get them to try harder in school However some schools have also adopted this approach to boosting grades something not every teacher is comfortable with For example the National Education Association NEA states that this type of rewards program may lead to conflict between parents and students as well as pressure to inflate grades Still there are parents such as Stacey Priestley who find cash for grades programs effective My son gets money for grades

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  • Moderate drinking may lead to cognitive decline
    can happen if moderate drinkers are not careful Moderate drinking can become binge drinking without the person realizing it said Megan Anderson the study s lead author In the short term there may not be any noticeable motor skills or overall functioning problems but in the long term this type of behavior could have an adverse effect on learning and memory Based on their study the researchers found that between three and four drinks for women and five drinks for men have the potential to reduce the amount of nerve cells in the brain s hippocampus by almost 40 percent If individuals who consider themselves to be moderate drinkers are concerned about the quality of their cognitive abilities they may want to take an IQ test RELATED ARTICLES Why that social media IQ test is inaccurate Genetic IQ tests to begin in China Improving critical thinking skills More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score Emerge on the Chart Below 80 90 below average 90 110 average intelligence

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  • Gifted elementary students vote in mock election
    prevent them from participating in a mock election at the Waynesboro Circuit Courtroom NBC 29 News reported To prepare the next generation of informed voters the Waynesboro registrar worked with the Virginia State Board of Elections to allow students to exercise their right to vote on an actual machine For the past few weeks pupils have been learning about politics the government President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney While the recent mock election s results will not have any impact on the actual election this event serves as an example of the opportunities that await gifted children who are identified early on If parents feel their children require an advanced level of instruction they may want to have them complete an IQ test for kids RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score Emerge on the Chart Below 80 90 below average 90 110 average intelligence

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  • Physical exercise can keep the brain strong
    the size of the brain people may encounter thinking and memory problems which is why the researchers findings could be vital to older adults During the study researchers analyzed the MRI scans of nearly 700 individuals as well as the level of exercise they engaged in They learned that subjects who were over 70 and exercised regularly possessed more gray matter and had fewer damaged areas in their white matter Increasing physical activity even a short walk each day can only be encouraged said Alan Gow of the University s Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology who led the research If older adults have increased their exercise routine and are curious to see how it is affecting their brain they may want to consider an IQ test RELATED ARTICLES Why that social media IQ test is inaccurate Genetic IQ tests to begin in China Improving critical thinking skills More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score Emerge on the Chart Below 80 90 below average 90 110

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  • For some people, naps boost brain power
    more with itself and the left hemisphere compared to the left hemisphere s tendency to talk to itself and the right side of the brain This is important as researchers believe the right hemisphere is hard at work when people take naps While they do not fully understand what exactly this side of the brain is doing they think it could be processing and storing information This is good news for left handed individuals since they tend to rely on the right hemisphere of their brains more than the left Based on this research individuals who nap on a regular basis may be curious to see how it is influencing their intelligence An IQ test may be able to provide the answers they seek RELATED ARTICLES Why that social media IQ test is inaccurate Genetic IQ tests to begin in China Improving critical thinking skills More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score Emerge on the Chart Below 80 90 below average 90 110 average intelligence 111 121

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  • Abuse and stress in childhood linked to neurological changes
    in turn increases the odds that they will develop mental health problems Additional research found that children who grow up in poverty may experience changes to their working memory and ability to pay attention later in life While we are becoming fully aware in general of the devastating impact that early life adversity has on the developing brain today s findings reveal specific changes in targeted brain regions and the long lasting nature of these alterations said Bruce McEwen of The Rockefeller University who served as press conference moderator at the event With this research in mind parents may be concerned about their children s cognitive development if they were exposed to stress early in life The results of an IQ test for kids can provide parents with a sense of their children s intellectual abilities RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score Emerge on the Chart

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  • For a good job interview, talk and lie less
    interview For instance one thing candidates should never do is lie Sometimes people are not even aware that they are fibbing but knowing it is wrong may help them catch themselves in the act and quickly change course Of course the more job candidates talk the more likely they are to say something they will regret As a result the news source suggested they listen carefully and ask questions when necessary The key is to show interest in a position rather than desperation for a job What jobseekers should do during an interview is show enthusiasm make eye contact and avoid telling jokes that could backfire according to Quintessential Careers Something people should always avoid is applying for jobs they are not suited for Taking a career test may help them identify suitable opportunities RELATED ARTICLES Monday is the best day to apply for a job Report highlights disconnect between job seekers and hiring managers Students don t have to attend top colleges to get a job More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free Career Test Want Career Options Find what career best suits your personality Management

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