Category Archives: Psych

Repetitive Training Contraindicated for People with Autism

[Source:  Psych Central] Emerging research suggests a traditional way of learning may be the wrong approach for those with autism. Learning new behaviors or skills is often challenging for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as they have trouble transferring … Continue reading

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Laws in 25 States Put the Brakes on High School Bullying

[Source:  Medical X Press] In the most comprehensive study of the effectiveness of anti-bullying policies to date, researchers found that compliance with the U.S. Department of Education guidelines in antibullying laws reduced rates of bullying and cyberbullying—the most common forms … Continue reading

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Activity of the Week: Patterning and Sequencing with Spiders

[Source:  Pre-K Pages] Making patterns with spiders is a seasonal and fun way to teach patterning! I am always looking for fun things I can use as manipulatives for learning activities, so when I found spider rings in the dollar store … Continue reading

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Brain’s Face Recognition Ability Has “Special Status” Likely to be Heritable

[Source:  Medical X-Press] There is seemingly no cognitive load associated with the near-instantaneous recognition of individual faces. Indeed, facial recognition is so innate and so obviously critical to human social exchange that researchers have long hypothesized that this ability has … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Teens and Concussion: More Than Meets the Eye

[Source:  Lash & Associates Blog] by Phil Hossler, ATC In today’s society, sports are more popular than probably ever imagined. Large numbers of athletes participate in a variety of youth, high school, collegiate, professional, and recreational sports. As sport becomes … Continue reading

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