Category Archives: Social Sciences & Humanities

How to maximise your child’s potential?

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Author:Ann Buchanan It was the distinguished UK psychiatrist, Professor Sir Michael Rutter, who first promoted the idea that there were risk and protective factors within the wider ecological framework of the child which profoundly influenced the child’s development.   Although there … Continue reading

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Overlooking the harmful effects of drinking socially during the working hours

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Author:Elizabeth Espindola Halpern There is a tendency to assign responsibility for the act of drinking alcohol to the drinkers. The common sense leads many people and even professionals to blame them for their frequent relapses, misuses, and abuses. Modern society … Continue reading

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Modern but not amusing? Women have lost their sense of humor in the American sitcom

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Author(s)  : Jack Simmons, Leigh E. Rich While opportunities for women have changed greatly in society, particularly with regard to education and employment, women on TV remain trapped in the usual stereotypes. In particular, women in today’s situational comedies seem to … Continue reading

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Preschool and Social Skills. Boy and girl are they different?

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Author:Rosa Maria Silva Gomes Why bullying is much associated with behavior problems in school boys. In the case of negative social interactions, children tend to be rejected among peers. The boys are seen as more aggressive and girls as more … Continue reading

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Myths and Reality for Divorce: Little Children, Big Challenges

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Author: Thomas Babalis People say that it is better for a child to have two happy separated parents rather than a united misery in the house. Partly this is true. But what really is the effect of divorce on preschool … Continue reading

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Is it Possible to Increase the Effectiveness of Traditional Methods of Treating Obesity?

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Author:Boris B. Pinkhasov Why such a traditional methods of treating obesity as restrictive diets and increased physical activity have shown success for short-term weight loss, but long-term results are disappointing because regaining weight is the rule. One of the most … Continue reading

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Information Literacy in Chinese Studies

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Author:Luo Shaodan The present essay proposes a dual stratification of information literacy (IL). Information search in academia generally takes place in specific subject areas. While recognizing the importance of basic IL in one’s search for information, the essay observes that … Continue reading

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Hippotherapy in Children with Developmental Delays: Physical Function and Psychological Benefits

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Author(s) :Freda Thompson, Caroline J. Ketcham, Eric E. Hall Hippotherapy, or horse therapy, is an innovative form of physical therapy that involves the use of a horse as a therapeutic tool in order to effectively challenge a rider’s core muscles. The rhythm of … Continue reading

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How Xenophobic Beliefs shape Natives’ Attitudes towards Redistribution

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Author(s):Raul Magni Berton Taken as a whole, immigrants can be scary for two opposite reasons. On the one hand, they can be seen as people willing to work hard for low income and competing with local worker. This competition deprives … Continue reading

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The Unexpected and Education: Curriculums for Creativity

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Author:Romina Elisondo Source: The Unexpected and Education: Curriculums for Creativity; Journal of Creative Education; DOI: 10.4236/ce.2013.412A2002 Unexpected promotes creativity. Design activities, curriculum and educational contexts with unexpected components is one way to stimulate creativity in the classroom. The article write by Elisondo, … Continue reading

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