Cuddling a robotic seal reduces stress and depression
Researcher Wendy Moyle and her team explored if the use of a robotic seal as a therapeutic tool would influence the emotional and behavioral symptoms of dementia.
RAAAF - The end of sitting. Photo by Jan Kempenaers.
If sitting is indeed as harmful as research indicates, shouldn't we look for a non-sitting working space, such as an environment like 'The End of Sitting'?
Mother-child interaction
Autism is a developmental disability that remains with a person for his or her whole life. The World Autism Awareness Day tries to bring awareness to this growing health concern.
Emotional reaction to a traumatic event
Researchers investigated the use of facial expression ratings to assess emotional reactivity among young children directly exposed to the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Playing outside
The impact of playing outside on the social, motor and emotional development of children and their learning ability is immense. What makes the best playground, according to children?
San Diego
Here are five reasons why you really ought to attend the 16th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. Don’t miss the largest gathering of simulation healthcare professionals.
Learning from direct experiences
Although children can learn a great deal on their own, conversations with parents have a big influence on the content, recall and transfer of what they learn.
People with dementia often experience life from moment-to-moment, which leads researchers to argue that they benefit from a person-centered approach.
Encourage to eat healthy food
With the observed increase in pediatric obesity in recent years, a child’s family, particularly his parents, may influence eating behavior, diet, and physical activity through their parenting and food choices.