Counterclockwise

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  • in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock
  • in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move; "please move counterclockwise in a circle!"

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  • Are You Only as Young as You Feel?
    In her book Counterclockwise, Harvard professor Ellen Langer recounts a groundbreaking study she did in 1979 that has since become the stuff of legend. She took a group of male research subjects in their 70’s and 80’s on a retreat. The environment had been manipulated to make it seem like it was twenty years prior.… Read more on this news related to 'Counterclockwise'
  • Teachers find new ways to fund classroom projects
    From the left, counterclockwise, students Lukas Councilman, James Jones, Ulises Carrizales and Samantha Moore listen to Donna Smith, second grade teacher, as they do a math problem Tuesday at Moss Hill Elementary School. Read more on this news related to 'Counterclockwise'
  • Saudi Arabia bans Ebola-stricken countries from hajj pilgrimage
    Muslim pilgrims from all around the world circle counterclockwise Islam’s holiest shrine, the Kaaba, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on September 30, 2014. Saudi Arabia, however, banned pilgrims from Ebola-stricken countries from entering the country. Photo by Dilek Mermer/ Anadolu Agency/Getty Images With the arrival of approximately two million Read more on this news related to 'Counterclockwise'

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