Category Archives: Psych

Study Shows that Puzzle Pieces Evoke Negativity from the Public

[Source: Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism] Why was the study conducted? They’re everywhere. On the lapels of NCAA basketball coaches during the Final Four. On a FOX reporter’s bowtie during the World Series. On bumper stickers, backpacks, bracelets, beer koozies, tote bags, and the background … Continue reading

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New Research Reaffirms That Fidgeting Helps Kids with ADHD Concentrate

[Source:  Psych Central] Many a parent has expressed frustration when they watch their child with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder squirm and fidget in school and while doing their homework, yet appear laser-focused and motionless sitting in front of the TV. New … Continue reading

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The Empathy Game: A Free Printable

Editor’s Note:  Thank you to School Psyched, Your School Psychologist for sharing this link with us! [Source:  Moments a Day] Summary: A printable empathy game plus prop ideas for making it fun for kids, to practice stepping into someone else’s shoes … Continue reading

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Green Space at School Improves Child Health

[Source: Psych Central] Emerging research points to the benefits of a green environment to relieve stress and enhance physical fitness. A new concept gaining momentum in this realm is green schoolyards. A growing body of evidence supports the claim that … Continue reading

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Time to Talk TBI: September is National Traumatic Brain Injury Month

[Source:  Brain Injury Association of America] Brain injury is unpredictable in its consequences. Brain injury affects who we are, the way we think, act, and feel. It can change everything about us in a matter of seconds. The most important … Continue reading

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