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Drawing the Line on Media Access for your Child with Asperger's Syndrome - Part 3: The Negatives of Media by Gavin B. Facebook Posted Thu 17 May 2012 8:17pm In my last couple of posts, ( 1 , 2 ) I've discussed the way in which our special needs children use the media to accelerate their learning. I've talked about how critical the media is for visual learners and how these kids learn in a completely different manner to their peers. Now however, we need to look at the negative aspects of this ... Read on »
Learning with Video Games: A Revolution in Education and Training? by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 29 Jul 2011 4:36pm In recent years, we have witnessed the beginnings of a revolution in education.  Technology has fundamentally altered the way we do many things in daily life, but it is just starting to make headway in changing the way we teach.  Just as television shows like Sesame Street enhanced the passive learning of information for kids by teaching in a ... Read on »
Baroness Greenfield, junk neu ... by John R. Posted Tue 18 Oct 2011 2:58am Baroness Greenfield, junk neuroscience, and the dangers of video games By Tom Chivers Dr Dean Burnett, a neuroscientist at Cardiff University and the author of the Science Digestive blog, has kindly written the following guest post in response to yet another ill-thought-through rant from Baroness Greenfield, the former director of the Roya ... Read on »
Prescription for better heal ... by John R. Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 5:40am Prescription for better health: give the have-nots a hand up (?) Leftist economist Ross Gittins has got his facts pretty right below but really has no clue about how to explain them.  Let me offer a sorites that even an economist might understand * Rich men tend to have a wider choice of women than poor men do * Men tend to prefer attrac ... Read on »
Violence and Schizophrenia – Comments from Readers by Mr Mans Wife .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:04pm I would like to thank all those who commented recently on my posts “Violence and Schizophrenia”. Often I find that the comments left by readers are more interesting and informative than the posts I have written! Some of the explanations of what it is like to suffer violent intrusive thoughts were too valuable to leave unread by the majority in ... Read on »
Lydia Stewart on child abuse, parenting, and children’s rights by Jessica P. Posted Mon 29 Mar 2010 4:59pm In 2008 Sonoma County received 10,051 calls to their child abuse hotline. 2,638 reports were serious enough to require investigation. 174 children were removed from unsafe and abusive homes.   April is Child Abuse Awareness Month in the United States. One organization that works directly with families and children on this issue is the ... Read on »
Playing Violent Video Games Linked to Impulsive Behavior by Medline Plus Posted Fri 02 Aug 2013 7:00pm But these same action games were tied to improved visual skills, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Behavior Disorders , Parenting Read on »
Violence and Schizophrenia – Comments from Readers by Mr Mans Wife .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 22 Jul 2008 8:22pm I would like to thank all those who commented recently on my posts “Violence and Schizophrenia”. Often I find that the comments left by readers are more interesting and informative than the posts I have written! Some of the explanations of what it is like to suffer violent intrusive thoughts were too valuable to leave unread by the majority in the ... Read on »
How Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) May Affect Violent Behavior by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Sun 17 Mar 2013 12:06pm Interesting and important video: Causes of violent behavior after TBI: damage to the parts of the brain that inhibit “wild animal” behavior, fatigue, agitation, un-managed anger, and a host of other issues. Concussion can cause it, along with more extreme kinds of brain injury, both traumatic and acquired (such as stroke). Medicat ... Read on »
Violent Video Games Don't Predict Aggressive Behavior by HealthFinder Posted Fri 17 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink New study takes issue with current thinking, points to depression instead. FRIDAY, ... Read on »