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.
Social pigs
If you want to get on in life, is it better to make friends, or should you trample down the competition? Maybe we can learn something from animals…
It was no surprise that these blog articles attracted lots of attention. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S. (www.autismspeaks.org). Read the Autism Top 10 Blog Articles.
Child with iPad in classroom
King et al performed an exploratory study into the use of iPads at a special day school for individuals with significant impairments.
Dokter
For many years, researchers have studied the causes of diabetes. These researchers are trying to find the best treatments. Why? The number of people with diabetes worldwide has increased.
Anorexia nervosa is a horrible eating disorder that affects many people around the world. Looking at the United States only, between 0.5–1% of all women suffer from anorexia.
Like parent, like child. Children become who they are with the influence of all of their past experiences and often, the parents are a large part of that influence.
One of the prominent features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is impaired communication. However, most diagnoses of ASD happen after the child is more than 3 years old.
A reaction to a product in a store or an assignment in the classroom can tell a lot about the effectiveness of the advertising or the learning method.
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have delayed development in communication and language. This impaired development can be present even in the first year of their lives.
For public displays nowadays, we are no longer limited to traditional square and flat designs. More wild and appealing forms like curves, spheres, or columns are now possible as well.