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Can video games promote healthier aging?

April 24th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 24 (IANS) Videogame technology has significant benefits for older adults by providing cognitive stimulation and being a source of social interaction, exercise, and fun, say two new studies.The ... Read more...

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Co-ordination between home, preschool, school key to child’s progress

May 14th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Co-ordination between home, preschool, and school is fundamental to child's progress, a new study claims.Robert Crosnoe, associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, ... Read more...

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How to achieve a long and satisfying life

December 31st, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): A new book, called 'Successful Cognitive and Emotional Aging', could be the key to know how one achieves a long and satisfying life.Published by American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., ... Read more...

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Daycare may double TV time for young kids

November 23rd, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 23 (ANI): Kids are spending as many as two hours a day in front of television in child care settings, says a new study.Lead author Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, ... Read more...

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Full-day kindergarteners’ early advantage fades soon

July 16th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 16 (IANS) Children in full-day kindergarten have better reading and math skills than children in part-day kindergarten, but these initial benefits fade soon after the children leave kindergarten. This ... Read more...

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One-third of US parents have low-level knowledge of child development

May 5th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Rochester have found that almost one-third of U.S. parents have a surprisingly low-level knowledge of typical infant development and unrealistic expectations for ... Read more...

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