News tagged with skills
A unique approach to early literacy work with families where children develop their language skills and their ability to read and write from an early age has had a huge success.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For children with dyslexia, the use of assistive listening devices (classroom frequency modulation [FM] systems) reduces auditory processing variability, with concomitant improvements in reading ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People whose blood sugar is on the high end of the normal range may be at greater risk of brain shrinkage that occurs with aging and diseases such as dementia, according to new research published in the September 4, 2012, ...
Neuroscience Sep 03, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Involving children in extracurricular activities builds greater self-esteem and leadership skills. Children learn teamwork, do better in school, and stay healthier.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Only 15% of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States have some form of paid work. Difficulties related to cognition, behavior, communication, and sensory processing can impact their ability to attain ...
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A compound developed to treat neuropathic pain has shown potential as an innovative treatment for Alzheimer's disease, according to a study by researchers at Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute and Anesthesiology ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
(Medical Xpress)—Women with Alzheimer's show worse mental deterioration than men with the disease, even when at the same stage of the condition, according to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Intensive preparation for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) actually changes the microscopic structure of the brain, physically bolstering the connections between areas of the brain important for reasoning, ...
Neuroscience Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People who are obese and also have high blood pressure and other risk factors called metabolic abnormalities may experience a faster decline in their cognitive skills over time than others, according to a study published ...
Neuroscience Aug 20, 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
(Medical Xpress) -- Children should be taught coping skills the same way they are taught to hold a pen or ride a bike, according to experts from Melbourne Universitys Graduate School of Education.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Skilled migrants who can't find jobs that use their education and qualifications are more likely to suffer mental health problems after three and a half years of arriving in Australia, according to a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 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
What you don't know can hurt you: Report addresses widespread gaps in health literacy, shows how to bridge them
Is it possible for a health care system to redesign its services to better educate patients to deal with their immediate health issues and also become more savvy consumers of medicine in the long run?
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0