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May 08, 2015

Becoming a Graphic Designer

Author Steven Heller highlights the new features of Becoming a Graphic Designer, Fifth Editio

May 07, 2015

Researcher Glen Wright to take over Wiley’s Exchanges Blog

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to welcome Glen Wright, a research fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) in Paris, as the first guest editor of Wiley’s Exchanges blog. For one week, starting May 11, 2015, he will take over the blog’s reins to explore “The PhD Path Less Travelled.”

May 06, 2015

Sybex Announces Five New Products for the CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-006

Comprehensive print and digital product suite helps candidates master the new Network+ exam from CompTIA

 
12:00 AM EDT May 06, 2015

The Use of Canes and Other Mobility Devices Is on the Rise Among Older Adults

About one-quarter of adults aged 65 years and older used mobility devices—such as canes, walkers, and wheelchairs—in 2011, and about a third of these reported using multiple devices. The use of such devices was not linked with an increased risk of falling, but people who used canes were more likely to report limiting their activities because they worried about falling.

12:00 AM EDT May 06, 2015

What the Penis Worm’s Teeth Looked Like

The carnivorous Penis Worm, or Ottoia, known from 500-million-year-old fossils, was a fearsome beast: it could turn its mouth inside out to reveal a tooth-lined throat that looked like a cheese grater. Because its teeth are less than a millimeter in size, researchers used high-powered microscopes to find out more about their structure.

May 05, 2015

Build Your Business in 90 Minutes A Day

A new, practical guide for small business owners and entrepreneurs shows how they can dramatically accelerate business growth by dedicating just 90 minutes (20% of their working day) every day to getting and keeping customers.

May 05, 2015

Jon Gordon’s New Book Shares the Life and Legacy of a True Teammate, George Boiardi

The Hard Hat is an unforgettable true story about a selfless, loyal, joyful, hard-working, competitive, and compassionate leader and teammate, the impact he had on his team and program and the lessons we can learn from him. Infused with practical insights and life changing lessons, The Hard Hat will inspire readers to be the best teammate they can be and to build a great team.

May 04, 2015

The Wiley Prize in Family Studies: Submissions for The Alexis Walker Award Now Open

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is now accepting submissions for the second annual Alexis Walker Award, which honors outstanding original scholarship in the field of family studies. The biannual $5,000 award will be presented for the second time at the 77th conference of the National Council on Family Relations in November 2015 in Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada).

 

 

May 04, 2015

Merkle Publishes New Book: The Rise of the Platform Marketer: Performance Marketing with Google, Facebook, and Twitter, Plus the Latest High-Growth Digital Advertising Platforms

Co-authored by Merkle’s Craig Dempster, EVP and Digital Agency Group Leader, and John Lee, EVP and Chief Strategy Officer, the book discusses how marketers can use targeted, personalized experiences on addressable audience platforms to drive revenue and more meaningful customer relationships.

May 04, 2015

New Book by Self-Made Millionaires John Lee and Vincent Wong Shows Path to Financial Success

DO YOU HAVE A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP WITH WEALTH AND SUCCESS?: The Wealth Dragon Way Shares 20 Years of Combined Wealth Creation Philosophies to Help Individuals Quit the Rat Race

May 04, 2015

Lab Test Commonly Used to Assess Water Toxicity May Not Predict Effects on Field Populations

Hyalella azteca are invertebrates that are widely used for sediment and water toxicity studies. Investigators have found that H. azteca collected from sites influenced by agricultural/urban runoff are as much as 2-times less sensitive to pyrethroid insecticides than lab-grown H. azteca. In contrast, the insecticide sensitivities of H. azteca collected from undeveloped sites beyond the influences of agricultural/urban runoff were similar to those of lab-grown populations.

May 04, 2015

Personal Cues Can Have a Strong Effect on Craving in Individuals with Addiction

Unique person-specific cues—such as the presence of a specific friend or hearing a specific song—appear to have a robust effect on craving addictive substances, a recent study shows. The study also found that person-specific cues may have a longer effect on craving than more general substance-specific cues, such as the presence of bottles, syringes, or lighters.

May 04, 2015

Study Identifies Desire and Arousal as the Main Players in Women’s Sexual Health

In a 4-year study of 178 pre- and 329 postmenopausal women, investigators found that women’s sexual functioning was moderately stable over time. The main predictors of changes in sexual functioning and satisfaction were desire and arousal, highlighting their role as the main “players” in women’s sexual health.

May 04, 2015

Weight Loss May Increase Risk of Premature Death in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

In contrast to the general population, low body mass index has been associated with premature death in patients with rheumatoid arthritis —a situation known as the “obesity paradox.” A new Arthritis & Rheumatology study shows that weight loss, as opposed to low body mass index per se, is a strong predictor of mortality in these patients.

April 30, 2015

Leading authors offer expert advice at Wiley’s Business Startup School

With the appetite for entrepreneurialism continuing to grow in the UK, Wiley will be returning to May’s Business Startup Show with their Business Startup School  for entrepreneurs  and small business owners (stand no. 630). 

April 30, 2015

Wiley Promotes John Semel to Chief Strategy Officer; Jeffrey Sugerman to Lead Combined Solutions Business

John Wiley and Sons today announced the promotion of John Semel to Chief Strategy Officer and also announced the combination of its Talent Solutions and Education Services businesses to be led by Jeff Sugerman, SVP of Talent Solutions and Education Services.

April 30, 2015

50 Everyday acts of courage to thrive in work, love and life

Based on scientific research but written in an accessible way, in BRAVE, Margie Marrell uses these experiences from her private life to powerfully illustrate what she means to live bravely. BRAVE is written on the premise that courage begets courage. It’s a habit. Doing something brave every day, no matter how small, unlocks new possibilities.

April 30, 2015

A Leadership Fable

Author Patrick Lencioni talks about teamwork as the greatest competitive advantage in business today.

April 30, 2015

Jolt: Shake Up Your Thinking and Upgrade Your Impact for Extraordinary Success

In today’s fast paced world, mastering only technical skills and being ‘good enough’, is not enough. Jolt is a new book that challenges leaders and their teams to shake up their attitudes, behaviours and culture, so they can continuously deliver exceptional results.

April 29, 2015

Wiley Announces Partnership with Collegiate Empowerment® to Bring The Student Leadership Challenge Experience to Universities Nationwide

Tested leadership program and relevant teaching style prove to be an invaluable asset to students and campuses

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