University of Victoria

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Name: University of Victoria
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Early Life Experiences, Not Race, Determine Risk Of Cognitive Impairment In Later Life

It's childhood experiences that affect your risk of cognitive impairement later in life, according to a new  study , and not race.Prior studies have linked race and ethnicity to an increased risk of late-life cognitive impairment, such as dementia. The ... [Published Medical Daily - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Early Life Experiences Influence Cognitive Abilities in Old Age

By Janice Wood[1] Associate News EditorReviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on July 27, 2014 Early life experiences, such as childhood socioeconomic status and literacy, may have greater influence on the risk of cognitive impairment later in life than demographic ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Deception Plagues Group of High School Students in Sabrina Ali's New Novel

Sarah O'Connor is the only child of an interracial couple who have different ideas about how to raise her. Her Irish father believes she should have freedom, but her East Indian mother believes in keeping her in the house and practices physical punishment. ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

UHV-VC Dual Nursing Degree

VICTORIA -  Tuesday morning the University of Victoria- Houston and the Victoria College joined forces in a special meeting at the VC Health Science Building to announce the two schools will offer a dual VC-UHV Nursing Degree ahead of the school year. ... [Published Crossroads Today - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Colleges and Universities Finally Earn Back Carbon Cash

Capital project funds don't equal millions paid in offsets, but they help.UBC paid $1.5 million in carbon offsets last year, and with the government's Carbon Neutral Capital Program, is starting to see some of that invested back into the university. Photo ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Aging brain influenced by experiences throughout life

. Tags: Alzheimer's , Geriatrics , Neuroscience , PsychologyEarly life experiences, such as childhood socioeconomic status and literacy, may have greater influence on the risk of cognitive impairment late in life than such demographic characteristics ... [Published UC Newswire - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

Experiences at every stage of life contribute to cognitive abilities in old age -- ScienceDaily

Early life experiences, such as childhood socioeconomic status and literacy, may have greater influence on the risk of cognitive impairment late in life than such demographic characteristics as race and ethnicity, a large study by researchers with the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Grizzlies take to island life with gusto

Vancouver Sun Thursday 24th July, 2014Grizzly bears are on the move on B.C.'s central coast.A new study posted on the online publication PLOS ONE has documented grizzlies colonizing 10 central coast islands outside their current range, which fits with ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Science in the Muslim World

With the month of Ramadan upon us, The Evening Edition explored the relationship between Islam and science. Starting with the historical development of science in the Muslim world, we discussed whether Muslim religious discourse on scientific matters ... [Published BFM 89.9 - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hacker used doctor’s ID to access records

VICTORIA – About 1,600 patients had their private data in the provincial PharmaNet prescription system accessed by an unknown hacker, a British Columbia investigation has revealed.B.C. health ministry officials say the unauthorized person used a doctor’s ... [Published Canadian Healthcare Technology - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Game of Thrones class offered at US university

The course into the award-winning adaptation of George RR Martin's fantasy series of the same name, is being offered as a four-week "discussion-based" class out of the University of Virginia's English department.Course co-ordinator, associate professor ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Lloyd Axworthy

The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Desire2Learn Inc. announced the laureates of the D2L Innovation Award , recognizing innovative approaches that promote new ways of learning at universities and colleges. The 2014 recipients ... [Published University Affairs - Jul 23 2014]

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...however, focuses on the effects of a person's childhood, as well as their socioeconomic status and literacy, on cognitive impairment later on. "These findings are important, because it challenges earlier research that suggests associations between race and ethnicity, particularly among Latinos, and an increased risk of late-life cognitive impairment and dementia" said lead author of the study Paul Brewster, a doctoral student at the University of Victoria, Canada, in a press release
...The book poses readers with the question, who is the face of deception? An excerpt from "": "I could not believe that he was twisted enough to think that I would go back to all of that, especially after everything he had made me suffer. Once upon a time, he was my sin and my salvation and there was no possible way he would be either one ever again. I wanted him to know that I was no longer the same girl he once controlled and manipulated, so I turned my back to him." By Sabrina Ali
"We used to pay the [carbon tax and then the funding was distributed to other entities in the province. [The change] allows the money to be re-invested into the post-secondary sector."
"Declining cognitive function in older adults is a major personal and public health concern" said Bruce Reed professor of neurology and associate director of

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