Northern Ontario Business

Retailer offers pathway for social skills training
Northern Ontario Business
They also offer to teach service skills people will need to be successful in life. Your Dollar Store With More, a Canada-wide chain, has a franchise on the reserve, offering the community a place to shop and, in turn, helps to train staff to engage ...



Social Skills Won't Save Us From the Robot Revolution
Mother Jones
Sure, computers can win a game of chess or do your accounting. But they'll never have the social skills of—. Feeling sad? Soon your dolls will be able to tell. To demonstrate the power of a new chip that can run artificially intelligent algorithms ...



Demand for Social and Cognitive Skills Is Linked to Higher Firm Productivity
Yale News
In job ads, some companies frequently ask for social and cognitive skills—a combination of skills that computers lack—while other firms posting similar jobs in the same location rarely request such traits. Positions that require those skills tend to ...



MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills - WebMD
WebMD
Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling.

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USA TODAY

Toddler's face lights up when she moves on own for 1st time
USA TODAY
"For kids who are unable to otherwise walk — if you give them the power to independently move, their other motor skills increase; their social skills increase; their verbal and language skills increase," Yandow said. "She's a shaken baby survivor ...



San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

Summer program teaches social skills to young adults with autism spectrum disorder
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Young adults with passions such as comic book drawing, graphic design, technical science writing and storm chasing spent five days together last week at Trinity University to learn social and independent life skills difficult for those with autistic ...



SILive.com

Curtis HS students learn social skills from New York Giants
SILive.com
"The Character Playbook program supplies my students with the knowledge and skills to help them cultivate and maintain healthy relationships during their critical high school years and beyond and I am thankful to the New York Giants, United Way of New ...

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Lifehacker Australia

19 Hugely Likeable Social Skills Anyone Can Master
Lifehacker Australia
Being likable is entirely under your control. All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence. Here are 19 simple ways to start crafting a “million-dollar personality” and become the most likable person ...



Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Social media new way to express old human needs
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
According to Clarissa Silva, behavioral scientist and relationship expert, social media use may create higher levels of loneliness, envy, anxiety depression, narcissism and decreased social skills. “The narratives we share and portray on social media ...



Durham Herald Sun

Chapel Hill nonprofit working with people with autism to prove there's a job for everyone
Durham Herald Sun
Patrick Eden speaks softly, growing more passionate when asked about his dream of being a computer programmer and game designer. Until a few years ago, his autism made it hard to interact with people; the 25-year-old says he didn't think much about the ...


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