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Mental Health Literacy Prevents Suicide in Teens
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Parent Interventions
December 06, 2019 Friday 01:57:58 IST

Mental Health Literacy Prevents Suicide in Teens

Mental health training programs for teenagers can help reduce the incidence of suicides according to a study done by researchers at University of Melbourne. It was observed that students who underwent teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) were 35 times more likely to report adequate suicide first aid than those who didn't get such training. Results suggested that student knowledge of the general warning signs of mental health problems and confidence to offer support was more important than having specific knowledge of suicide - calling into question suicide specific education programs in schools. The results were based on survey data of 800 students who had participated in the 3 x75 minute class-room based programme. University of Melbourne Senior Res

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3rd Eye
December 05, 2019 Thursday 03:26:21 IST
BEWARE OF PARENTAL VANITY!

BEWARE OF PARENTAL VANITY!

#If parents value the uniqueness of their child why should they be pressured to conform to a stereotype or common mold?.

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Parent Interventions
November 29, 2019 Friday 10:59:16 IST
Better sleep habits to improve college grades

Better sleep habits to improve college grades

Two professors of Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a strong relationship between students' grades and how much sleep they are getting. What time students go to bed and the consistency of their sleep habits also make a big difference. Getting a good night's sleep just before a big test is not good enough - it takes seve

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Parent Interventions
November 26, 2019 Tuesday 09:57:05 IST
Videogames to help children with autism disorders

Videogames to help children with autism disorders

The Cognitive Media Technologies research group of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC), Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona , is working on a research line known as  ‘full-body interaction’. In conjunction with a hospital, the group created Pico's Adventure, a videogame based on full-body int

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Parent Interventions
November 21, 2019 Thursday 02:27:26 IST
Distinct types of teen popularity identified

Distinct types of teen popularity identified

Florida Atlantic University studies have considered the development of Machiavellianism or the role of Machiavellianism in children’s social interactions. In prior research, two groups of popular adolescents stand out: those who are aggressive and those who are prosocial. Prosocial popular teens acquire and maintain popularity thro

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

"There is an urgent need to ensure safety for women and children within their homes and create safe neighborhoods in order to protect women and children against violence and abuse," Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani. Quotes

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National Edu News
December 06, 2019 Friday 04:38:41 IST
Cognitive Science PG: COGJET 2020 to be Held on Feb 15

Cognitive Science PG: COGJET 2020 to be Held on Feb 15

The Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test (COGJET 2020)will be held on February 15 in ten centres including Bangalore. The entrance test is meant for admission to Centre for Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, Allahabad, Chandigarh University, Punjab University, IIIT Hyderabad, IIT Delhi, Kanpur.  Cognitive sciences integrates learnin

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International Edu News
December 06, 2019 Friday 12:32:39 IST
Become a Cambridge Certified English Teacher

Become a Cambridge Certified English Teacher

The British Council of India has announced the admissions to CELTA (Certificate in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages), an internationally recognised initial teaching qualification from Cambridge English Assessment (UK). It provides essential skills, knowledge and hands-on teaching practice need to teach English to adults.

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Science Innovations
December 06, 2019 Friday 02:17:32 IST
WT:Social to Prioritize Latest Content

WT:Social to Prioritize Latest Content

Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia co-founder has launched a new social media platform named WT:Social with a promise not to run advertisements or sell user data. WT:Social will follow a different algorithm compared to its competitors Facebook and Twitter in prioritising news based on currency rather than engagement. He said he was inspired to create WT:S

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Technology Inceptions
December 06, 2019 Friday 12:47:53 IST
Apple16-Inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard

Apple16-Inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard

Apple has unveiled an all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro- the world's best pro notebook-desgined for developers, photographers, film makers, scientists, music products and others. It has a 16-inch Retina Display, the lastest 8-core processors, up to 64 GB memory, next-generation graphics with upto 8 GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal design.It fea

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
December 05, 2019 Thursday 11:10:17 IST
The Architect of Kindergarten System

The Architect of Kindergarten System

#Despite an unhappy childhood, he grew up to evolve a teaching methodology that helped save children from the monotony of learning.

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Creative Living
November 05, 2019 Tuesday 02:23:11 IST
A Seer with an Eagle Vision

A Seer with an Eagle Vision

#Odyssey of JC Maxwell

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table December 04, 2019 Wednesday 11:11:49 IST
Baby Steps to Learning

Baby Steps to Learning

There was a time when Kindergarten was seen just as a place for teaching a few rhymes and first letters of the alphabet ABCD.. to keep the kids engaged before they start the formal learning by the age of 5 or 6. With more research into neuro science and early learning, it was found that the age of three to six is the most eventful period in a