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Training Tuesday - Managing Witnesses and Summoning Help

Joe Gilbert

Training Tuesday - Managing Witnesses and Summoning Help

A perceived norm is different from an actual norm because it has to do with what people think a norm is, rather than what the norm actually is. If a perceived norm is significantly different from an actual norm, then pluralistic ignorance exists regarding that 'norm.'

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Conversations on Access to Lethal Means.

Joe Gilbert

Conversations on Access to Lethal Means.

The Safer Homes Collaborative is a project under the Missouri Institute of Mental Health; modeled after successful projects in New Hampshire and Colorado. The collaborative brings together individuals and organizations with a broad range of views on gun ownership who share a commitment to gun violence prevention and preventing suicide. The first initiative is to collaborate with gun shops and shooting ranges in a joint suicide prevention effort.

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Fun Friday - Why You Should Plan Your Vacation Far Ahead.

Joe Gilbert

Fun Friday - Why You Should Plan Your Vacation Far Ahead.

 "Among the most effective methods for giving your trip-anticipation happiness an extra measure of pleasure is to talk with your friends about your upcoming travels or post about them on social media. People like each other better when they discuss experiential purchases as opposed to talking about material things."

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Thinking Thursday - Automaticity in Sport

Joe Gilbert

Thinking Thursday - Automaticity in Sport

"Automaticity is thought to be a hallmark of expert performance that is acquired through learning and extensive  practice.  A  breakdown  of  automaticity  resulting  from  a  performer  turning  attention inward toward skill execution is thought to be one of  the  primary  causes  of  choking  under  pressure."

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Winning Wednesday - Clerk Wallops Robber!

Joe Gilbert

Winning Wednesday - Clerk Wallops Robber!

Officers secured the suspect and learned that the clerk had taken a semiautomatic firearm away from him and hit him with it to fight him off, police said. 

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