Tag Archives: Social Skills

Doll Play Activates Brain Regions Associated with Empathy and Social Skills

[Source:  Medical X-Press] A team of researchers from Cardiff University has used neuroscience for the first time to explore the impact doll play has on children. In an 18-month study, the team monitored the brain activity of 33 children, aged between four and … Continue reading


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Peds Tx Corner: Social Behavior Starts with Social Thought: The Four Steps of Perspective Taking

Editor’s Note:   Thank you to School Psyched, Your School Psychologist for featuring this article.    You can follow her HERE Students (including adults) usually respond that social thinking is only used while within a social interaction, such as hanging out … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Teaching Social Skills While Wearing Masks

[Source: Speech Room News] Since the first day I put on a mask, my head has been running a constant tally of the things I do differently with it on and how we can focus on teaching social skills while … Continue reading


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Full Body Interaction Video Games Enhance Social Skills in Children with Autism

[Source: Science Daily] Narcís Parés, a member of the Cognitive Media Technologies research group of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC) at UPF, is working on a research line known as “full-body interaction.” At his laboratory, he designs … Continue reading


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New Study on Sharing Shows Social Norms Play a Role in Decision Making

[Source:  Science Daily] A child’s desire to share becomes influenced by social norms around the age of 8, new research has revealed. The extensive study — conducted on eight diverse societies across the world — examined children and adults’ behavior … Continue reading


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