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Is it Actually Safe to Drink? Understanding Which Factors Impact Water Quality and the Perception of Healthy Drinking Water

Safe, healthy drinking water is one of those things first world countries take for granted. It’s always there when you need it, yet you rarely think about how incredible that is. For centuries,...

Science > Environmental Science > Freshwater Science

Keywords: Human perception, Quality of water, Water Quality, drinking water quality, Drinking Water, public perception

Posted by: Mariia Lvovych

Posted on: 26 Aug 2015

The Dominance of Engineering Students in IIMs

IIMs and other top management colleges in India have a student ratio heavily skewed in favor of engineers.

Humanities and Social Sciences > Education > Higher Education

Keywords: Engineering students, pursuing MBA, CAT exam

Posted by: Clayton Clive

Posted on: 26 Aug 2015

The Frontiers blog has expanded and moved to a new location!

Check out the new blog at: blog.frontiersin.org

Science > Ecology and Evolution > Comparative and Environmental Physiology

Keywords: Frontiers, Blog

Posted by: Frontiers

Posted on: 19 Aug 2015

Healthy Habits That Will Actually Change Your Life

Health > Public Health

Keywords: Health, Water

Posted by: Kim Bookman

Posted on: 18 Aug 2015

How Marketers Utilize the Zeigarnik Effect to Increase Conversions

Nearly a century ago, Lithuanian-born psychologist Bluma Zeigarnik described what is now known as the Zeigarnik effect in her doctoral thesis. While the observation seems rather obvious now, it was a...

Humanities and Social Sciences > Business > Marketing and Sales

Keywords: Zeigarnik, marketing strategy, conversion, Consumer Satisfaction

Posted by: Mariia Lvovych

Posted on: 18 Aug 2015

Are addictive behaviours a form of behavioural dyscontrol?

Behavioural dyscontrol is a group of symptoms frequently associated with aggression, self mutilation and other antisocial behaviours. However, addictions are increasingly being shown to be one of...

Health > Psychiatry > Addictive Disorders and Behavioral Dyscontrol

Keywords: behavioural dysfunction, Dyscontrol, addiction and Addiction Behaviors, Addiction

Posted by: Mariia Lvovych

Posted on: 13 Aug 2015

Is Food Addiction the Reason That 70 Percent of America Is Obese?

In case you haven’t been paying attention to the news lately, 70 percent of America is currently obese, and the numbers aren’t getting any better. We can’t stop talking about the problem, but not...

Health > Psychiatry > Eating Behavior

Keywords: food addiction, Food Habits, overeating, Obesity

Posted by: Mariia Lvovych

Posted on: 16 Jul 2015

Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering recruiting female editors!

Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering is actively recruiting female engineers to fill roles on our world-class editorial boards. Interested? E-mail us at...

Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Keywords: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Editors, researchers, editorial board

Posted by: Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering Editorial Office

Posted on: 23 Jun 2015

Utah Plastic Surgeons Link Migraines to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

A study was released in April of this year showing a connection between chronic migraines and carpal tunnel syndrome. The results of the study suggest that migraines are nearly three times as...

Health > Neurology > Headache Medicine and Facial Pain

Keywords: Migraines, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Headache

Posted by: Mariia Lvovych

Posted on: 23 Jun 2015

Physical Exercises instead Medications to Fight Depression: Major Pro Evidence

Physical exercises are essential to fight a moderate depression. Compared to other activities that help ease stress exercises may be twice as effective as a medical treatment though without a...

Humanities and Social Sciences > Education > Education Management

Posted by: Ellen Moore

Posted on: 22 Jun 2015

Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup - June 12, 2015

Selected news, views and information on Open Science and scholarly publishing from the past week

Science > Ecology and Evolution > Comparative and Environmental Physiology

Keywords: Peer Review, scholarly publishing, academic publishing, Open access, Open Data, Open Science

Posted by: Frontiers

Posted on: 12 Jun 2015

How to Make Your Career in the Exciting Field of Medical Billing and Coding

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the US and is poised to create 5.6 million new jobs by 2020.

Health > Public Health > Public Health Education and Promotion

Posted by: Pratima Makanji

Posted on: 10 Jun 2015

Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup - June 05, 2015

Selected news, views and information on Open Science and scholarly publishing from the past week

Science > Ecology and Evolution > Comparative and Environmental Physiology

Keywords: Open access, Open Science, Open Data, scholarly publishing, academic publishing, Peer Review

Posted by: Frontiers

Posted on: 08 Jun 2015

Frontiers forms publishing agreement with the University of Birmingham

We are delighted to inform you that the University of Birmingham is in a pre-payment agreement with Frontiers

Science

Posted by: Frontiers

Posted on: 04 Jun 2015

Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup - May 29, 2015

Selected news, views and information on Open Science and scholarly publishing from the past week

Science > Ecology and Evolution > Comparative and Environmental Physiology

Keywords: Open Science, Open Data, Open access, Peer Review, Publishing

Posted by: Michiel "Mischa" B. Dijkstra

Posted on: 29 May 2015

Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup - May 22, 2015

Selected news, views and information on Open Science and scholarly publishing from the past week

Science > Ecology and Evolution > Comparative and Environmental Physiology

Keywords: Open Data, Open Science, Open access, Peer Review, scholarly publishing

Posted by: Frontiers

Posted on: 22 May 2015

Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup - May 15, 2015

Selected news, views and information on Open Science and scholarly publishing from the past week

Science > Ecology and Evolution > Comparative and Environmental Physiology

Keywords: scholarly publishing, Peer Review, Open access, Open Data, Open Science

Posted by: Frontiers

Posted on: 20 May 2015

Career opportunities after MCA

In today’s age of computers, Masters of Computer Application (MCA) has become one of the most sought-after courses in India. There are plenty of good job opportunities available for MCA students in...

Engineering > Electrical and Computer Engineering > Computing and Systems Technology

Keywords: Computer application, software developer, System analyst, Technical Writing

Posted by: Clayton Clive

Posted on: 20 May 2015

The Relationship Between Art and the Brain

You’ve probably heard that those who engage in art are smarter, which is why elite, private schools require their students to engage in some form of art. But is there truth to that? According to...

Science > Neuroscience > Human Neuroscience

Keywords: Visual art, relationship between art and the brain, art and the brain, neuroaesthetics, Cognitive neuroscience

Posted by: Mariia Lvovych

Posted on: 18 May 2015

Frontiers at asm2015!

Come see us during the ASM General Meeting 2015 in New Orleans, USA! Booth #108, May 30-June 2.

Science > Microbiology

Keywords: asm2015, Conference, Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans

Posted by: Frontiers in Ecology And Evolution Editorial Office

Posted on: 15 May 2015

Show me the money

Is our obsession with grant money creating an avoid-teaching-at-all-costs mindset?

Science > Ecology and Evolution

Keywords: Educational Status, Academies and Institutes, Academic Achievement, grants, Teacher Education, Teaching, Publishing, undergraduate students, Tenure-Track

Posted by: David Roy Smith

Posted on: 10 May 2015

Pain in fish: reflections…

Recently a Dutch journal (‘de Volkskrant’; special issue Sir Edmund 25th April 2015, pp 48-50) featured an article on the question of pain in fish. I was one of the interviewed and I suggested that...

Science > Ecology and Evolution > Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology

Keywords: Fishes, Pain, phylogeny

Posted by: Ruud Van den Bos

Posted on: 10 May 2015

Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup - May 08, 2015

Selected news, views and information on Open Science and scholarly publishing from the past week

Science > Ecology and Evolution > Comparative and Environmental Physiology

Keywords: Peer Review, scholarly publishing, academic publishing, Open Data, Open Science, Open access

Posted by: Frontiers

Posted on: 08 May 2015

Most viewed Neuroscience articles in April 2015

The most viewed articles from the "Frontiers in" Neuroscience journals from April 2015. All articles are Open Access - enjoy!

Science > Neuroscience > Aging Neuroscience

Keywords: Most viewed, April, Neuroscience

Posted by: Frontiers

Posted on: 06 May 2015

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