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All About Advergames

Posted September 30, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

“Advergames” are games specifically created to promote a particular product or service, allowing companies to seamlessly integrate ads into digital gaming. Because digital games in general offer appeal to a large audience, marketers have begun to recognize their potential. Though the practice is not new, it has gained traction in recent years because consumers spend so much time online.… Read More

Marketing to the Adblock Generation

Posted September 15, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

Sixty-three percent of users ages 18 to 34 are using ad-blocking software when viewing digital content, and 41 percent of internet users overall block ads. Just last year, PageFair published a report on ad-block rates that provided unprecedented insight into how many users utilize ad-blocking software when they browse the web.… Read More

Understanding Common Phobias and How to Treat Them

Posted August 31, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

It is normal for humans to experience fear. In fact, it can even be critical to our survival, activating the “fight or flight” response and allowing us to react quickly and protect ourselves if necessary. But when fears are extreme, the field of psychology considers them phobias.… Read More

6 Key Qualities of an HR Manager

Posted August 18, 2016 | By csponline

Human resources (HR) is a great field for driven, organized individuals who are interested in helping businesses reach their goals and helping employees reach their potential. Almost all companies have some form of a human resources department, and as the business world becomes more and more focused on developing human capital, HR professionals are in demand.… Read More

3 Jobs You Can Get with a Human Resources Degree

Posted August 13, 2016 | By csponline

The human resource field is growing into a notable profession in today’s business environment. Companies continue to see the value in staffing a robust HR department to support employee-centered initiatives, encourage a positive company culture, assist with recruitment and retention efforts, diffuse conflicts in the workplace and other work-related issues.… Read More

The Psychology of Fear: Exploring the Science Behind Horror Entertainment

Posted August 10, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

Horror reigns on TV: From American Horror Story to The Walking Dead, vampires, zombies and ghosts are becoming more and more prevalent on American screens. With 17.3 million viewers, the season five premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead was the highest-rated show in cable television history.… Read More

E-commerce for Small Business: A User’s Guide

Posted July 28, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

For most of history, the process of buying and selling remained about the same. Customers visited businesses in person to make purchases, and companies kept all of their stock stored locally. However, the advent of the internet drastically changed retail for both consumers and business owners.… Read More

From Storefronts to Search Engines: A History of E-Commerce

Posted July 28, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

The internet has revolutionized the way people buy and sell goods. E-commerce is on the rise, with innovations in networking and computer technology occurring at a rapid pace. In fact, more than 10 percent of all retail transactions in the United States were attributed to e-commerce in 2015, with sales totaling more than $300 billion.… Read More

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Suicidal Behavior: An Introduction for Criminal Justice and Mental Health Professionals

Posted July 28, 2016 | By Tony Salvatore, Jerrod Brown, Julie Martindale and Diane Harr

This article is from Volume 2, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) affects up to 5% of the United States population, but often goes unrecognized.… Read More

Understanding FASD and its Role in Firesetting Behaviors: An Introduction to a Complex Topic

Posted July 28, 2016 | By Jerrod Brown, Kathi Osmonson, Julie Martindale and Don Porth

This article is from Volume 2, Issue 1 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) as it relates to firesetting has been neither researched adequately by scholars, nor discussed frequently enough by public safety professionals.… Read More

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