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Mobile Devices Create 'Alone Together' Atmosphere at Home
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Parent Interventions
March 13, 2019 Wednesday 12:09:23 IST

Mobile Devices Create 'Alone Together' Atmosphere at Home

New research shows that use of digital mobile devices has resulted in children spending more time inside home but they get a feeling of being 'alone together'.An analysis of data from 2000-2015 by researchers of University of Warwick and Oxford shows that children spending time with their families have risen by about 30 minutes per day but along with it they felt that ‘alone together’ time had also increased.  Increased time spent at home was utilised by parents and children to interact with their mobile devices. This may help in interacting with friends and family members outside home. On the positive side, it was also noted that traditional values of spending quality time for shared meals, hobbies and attending to household chores haven'

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Parent Interventions
March 11, 2019 Monday 04:04:55 IST
MMR Vaccine May Not Cause Autism

MMR Vaccine May Not Cause Autism

A new research has once again confirmed that MMR Vaccine may not lead to development of autism in children.A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine shows that Mumps Measles Rubella vaccine may not cause autism in children. The findings were based on a study of 657,461 children in Denmark. It was found that 6517 children de

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Parent Interventions
March 07, 2019 Thursday 11:04:06 IST
Omega 3-Supplements Reduce Aggressive Behaviour in Children

Omega 3-Supplements Reduce Aggressive Behaviour in Children

A new research has proven that Omega-3 supplements can reduce aggressive behaviour in children and also improve family relationships.One group of children were given Omega-3 supplements while another was given a placebo. No one involved in the experiment including the children, parents or caregivers knew who were given the placebos.

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3rd Eye
March 06, 2019 Wednesday 01:13:46 IST
A WILL FOR VALUES

A WILL FOR VALUES

Inculcating values among children could open up a host of situations to be tackled. Parents and teachers have to be partners in the task.

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Parent Interventions
March 05, 2019 Tuesday 09:46:14 IST
Childhood Adversity Can Cause Depression in Adults

Childhood Adversity Can Cause Depression in Adults

New research has shown that adverse experiences in childhood may lead to onset of depression and lesser inhibitory control in adulthood.The study conducted among 53 volunteers with mental depression and 40 healthy adults not suffering from depression revealed distinct correlation between adverse childhood experiences and depression.

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home- William Temple Quotes

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International Edu News
March 13, 2019 Wednesday 02:41:02 IST
US situation causing MBA slump

US situation causing MBA slump

Almost a third of business schools across the US have identified the domestic political climate as the top reason behind the recent slump in applications, while 74% have said they are concerned it will impact international student enrolment in the years to come, a new Kaplan Test Prep survey has revealed. According to the survey of admission

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National Edu News
March 08, 2019 Friday 10:26:50 IST
B.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence

B.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad is launching a full-fledged B.Tech. programme in Artificial Intelligence from the coming Academic Year (2019-2020). It has become the first Indian educational Institution to offer such a full-fledged B.Tech. programme in AI and likely the third institute globally - after Carnegie Mellon University

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Science Innovations
March 13, 2019 Wednesday 02:49:19 IST
Organic molecules around young star

Organic molecules around young star

Astronomers using Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have detected various complex organic molecules including methanol, acetone, acetaldehyde, methyl formate and acetonitrile -- the building blocks of life -- around the young star V883 Ori. A sudden outburst from this star is releasing molecules from the icy compounds in the

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Technology Inceptions
March 08, 2019 Friday 10:22:48 IST
China's Rover Studies Stones on Moon's Far Side

China's Rover Studies Stones on Moon's Far Side

China's lunar rover has conducted scientific detection on some stones on the far side of the Moon, which might help scientists find out whether they are from outer space or native to the Moon. The rover Yutu-2, or Jade Rabbit-2, was sent to the Von Karman Crater in the South Pole-Aitken (SPA) Basin on the far side of the Moon on January 3 in t

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
March 05, 2019 Tuesday 01:33:51 IST
DEVELOP EYES THAT PERCEIVE

DEVELOP EYES THAT PERCEIVE

Sixteenth century was the century of Renaissance in the West, marked by the rise of science and technology. It required large-scale and persistent dissent to repudiate the mighty worldviews framed by Aristotle (384-322 BC) and Claudius Ptolemy (100-170 AD), which ruled the world for over two millennia.  That was not an easy task! In 1532, the

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Creative Living
February 05, 2019 Tuesday 11:06:10 IST
Boundaries Beget Solutions

Boundaries Beget Solutions

A problem that seeks a creative intervention and solution requires clear boundary definition. Boundaries of a problem could be looked at as a conceptual container, which encloses the aspects and elements relevant to the problem and at the same time separating it from irrelevant details that lie beyond the scope of the problem. Described both b

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table March 06, 2019 Wednesday 11:23:40 IST
45th Rajagiri Round Table Conference

45th Rajagiri Round Table Conference

Man is a political animal. The emergence of a just society is essential for future generations to survive. Campuses have always been the breeding grounds of ideas and ideologies. The time is ripe to sow the seeds of thought to groom leadership that is upright, rather than leaning towards left or right.The student is no more a bookworm. Aided by