By Anne Krueger July 14, Pin ellipsis More. How to support people with breast cancer through diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
They are demanding pink ribbon marketers Stop the Distraction and are focusing on six prominent corporate targets. Pink ribbon culture serves to sanitize this devastating disease—in order for pink ribbon products to be profitable, marketers must make breast cancer palatable. Despite all the awareness and all the money raised, breast cancer remains an urgent public health crisis and a critical social justice issue.
With the news that Donald Trump is pulling the US out of the Paris accordpeople are naturally worried about the state of the planet. But this is far from the first highly controversial, potentially dangerous law or decision passed by the president. Some are pretty inane — such as a bill passed earlier this month that allows government staff to get Ubers good for them.
We like our solitude. But could we be wrong about shutting out distraction? Growing bodies of psychological research are finding noisy environments and the occasional interruption could be helping us more than they hurt — sometimes literally.
It's Breast Cancer Industry Month and the pink floodgates have opened. And again we ask: what have all these pink ribbon products and promotions done for women living with and at risk of breast cancer? Together, over the years, we've changed the landscape of pink ribbon marketing. Pinkwashing is now a household word.
Exposure to natural environments and the adoption of specific cognitive strategies are each claimed to have a direct influence on executive mental functioning. Here we manipulate both factors to help determine whether they draw on common cognitive resources. Three experiments investigated links between environmental effects nature vs. Each experiment used a pretest-posttest design and assessed executive mental functioning using a backward digit span task and Raven's progressive matrices.