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  • 5 Cybersecurity Companies to Know

    • Rivier Online
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    Cybersecurity is experiencing rapid industry growth, and it’s not slowing down. The International Data Corporation projected that worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services will reach $103.1 billion in 2019, which is a 9.4% increase over 2018.

  • Important Women in Public Health

    • Rivier Online
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    Public health professionals work to improve the safety of communities through education, policy, and prevention. Throughout history, women have played a huge role as important public health figures across the globe.

  • The Benefits of OER Textbooks

    • Rivier Online
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    In college classrooms, the traditional print book is still the most widely used type of textbook. According to a 2016 report by Nielsen, 69 percent of total expenditure on course textbooks goes toward print materials, including new, used, and rented print materials.

  • What’s the Difference? Venture Capitalist vs. Angel Investor

    • Rivier Online
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    Most entrepreneurs are aware that securing investments in their companies could be essential to the short-term growth and long-term success of their venture. It can often be confusing to know which investment type might work best for an entrepreneur and business.

  • History of Viral Marketing

    • Rivier Online
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    We’ve all seen those advertisements or images on Facebook that seem to reach thousands, if not millions, of people and result in hundreds of comments, likes, and shares. Your friend shares the post, then you do, and then your friends do.

  • An Introduction to Behavioral Psychology

    • Rivier Online
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    Behavioral psychology, or behaviorism, is a theory suggesting that environment shapes human behavior. In a most basic sense, behavioral psychology is the study and analysis of observable behavior.

  • What is a Mental Health Counselor?

    • Rivier Online
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    Mental health counselors are skilled professionals who treat a wide range of presenting concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, and substance use.

  • The Relationship Between Anxiety and Memory Loss

    • Rivier Online
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    Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress opens in new window with specific benefits, according to the American Psychiatric Association. Anxiety not only alerts you of dangers, but it helps you prepare for and pay attention to them.

  • Recognizing Perfectionism and its Consequences

    • Rivier Online
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    Curran and Hill found that rates of perfectionism have increased in college students since 1989, with the largest increase in “socially prescribed perfectionism” (32%).

  • OCD and Depression

    • Rivier Online
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    Diagnosing mental illness can be challenging, but it is made more challenging when patients present symptoms of multiple illnesses, which is called comorbidity.