In a recent study researchers analyzed whether self-regulation would be a good predictor of resilience. The study shows that helping these young people to bounce back from adversities by acquiring self-regulation skills such as setting goals and adjusting their path after a misstep, equips them better to do well in school and in life.
For the authors, the high correlation between student tablet use and greater activity on social networks is worrying. They define this devices as a double-edged sword, as they can be the Trojan horse in which online entertainment invades the classroom in a massive way.
Irene Hurford, MD, an assistant professor in the department of Psychiatry, has received a 2017 Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
Both the literature and practice indicate that children can stand without support starting at around 9 months old. "But with some training, children can stand much sooner than that, even before they're 4 months old," says Professor Hermundur Sigmundsson at NTNU's Department of Psychology.
Two Concordia researchers are turning to Reddit for a more accurate picture of public perceptions of teachers and teaching.
For patients with advanced cancer, aggressive care -- chemotherapy, mechanical ventilation, acute hospitalizations and intensive care unit admissions -- at the end of life is commonplace. Yet until now, little is known about the relationship between patients' and families' satisfaction with this aggressive care within the last 30 days of life.
Teachers who have an authentic teaching style are more positively received by their students, according to new research published in the National Communication Association's journal, Communication Education.
Approximately half of mayoral elections in six US states are unopposed, and unopposed elections are on the rise, according to a report from Houston's Rice University.
About half of parents reported that technology interrupted time with their children three or more times on a typical day.
More than 70 countries reported a total anesthesia provider number of less than five per 100,000 population. All except one were low- and middle-income countries. There is a 50-fold difference between the anesthesia provider workforce density in the United States compared with Indonesia despite comparable population sizes. The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery suggests that 2.28 million additional anesthesiologists, surgeons and obstetricians will be needed globally by 2030.