News tagged with academic skills
Half of Australia's young male offenders have a clinically significant, previously unidentified language deficit.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Not all aggressive children are aggressive for the same reasons, according to Penn State researchers, who found that some kindergartners who are aggressive show low verbal abilities while others are more easily physiologically ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Parents of young children hope for a successful kindergarten experience that will set their youngsters on the right path of their educational journey. Some worry about their kids not adapting to the school environment, particularly ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who spend more than three-quarters of their time engaging in sedentary behaviour, such as watching TV and sitting at computers, have up to nine times poorer motor coordination than their more active peers, reveals ...
Health Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young children who are able to pay attention and persist on a task have a 50 percent greater chance of completing college, according to a new study at Oregon State University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- One out of 11 school-aged children is diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and up to 40 percent of those kids may display symptoms in preschool, an expert says.
Attention deficit disorders Aug 01, 2012 | 2.4 / 5 (5) | 0
Training physicians in mindfulness meditation and communication skills can improve the quality of primary care for both practitioners and their patients, University of Rochester Medical Center researchers report in a study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0