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Students' social skills flourish best in groups with similar skill levels
Science Daily
Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that children who need assistance improving their social skills might benefit more when grouped with peers who have similar social skill levels, rather than with peers who have a similar ...
Kids who need help with social skills may learn best togetherFuturity: Research News

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Petaluma Argus Courier

Promoting science, Petaluma teen expands social skills
Petaluma Argus Courier
A middle school science class first captured Juliana Roper's imagination and got her excited about science. Now a Petaluma High School senior, Roper is working with the California Academy of Sciences to get other young people jazzed about the subject.



PsychCentral.com

Deficient Social Skills May Hamper Single Men
PsychCentral.com
New research suggests that in the modern Western world men need appropriate social skills to flirt with and impress prospective marital partners. Investigators note that in the past, forced or arranged marriages meant that socially inept, unattractive ...
Study: Men Remain Single Because Their Social Skills Have Not Evolved To Meet Today's StandardsThe Inquisitr

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Daily Press

Hampton Roads businesses partner to teach technical, social skills to Hampton high school students
Daily Press
If it were up to a group of Hampton High School students, a new ad for The Mariners' Museum would be coming soon to your television screens and YouTube pop-up ads. The video pitched to employees of the museum in Newport News features a pretty ...

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IEEE Spectrum

Therapy Robot Teaches Social Skills to Children With Autism
IEEE Spectrum
For some children with autism, interacting with other people can be an uncomfortable, mystifying experience. Feeling overwhelmed with face-to-face interaction, such children may find it difficult to focus their attention and learn social skills from ...



Spectrum

Three distinct brain systems underlie monkey social skills
Spectrum
Identifying these networks may help scientists study the neural basis of social communication in monkey models of autism. The networks are at work when monkeys observe other monkeys, interact with other monkeys or produce facial expressions.



Futurism

Interacting With This Therapy Bot Can Help Children With Autism Perfect Their Social Skills
Futurism
Now, a team of researchers from robotics startup LuxAI have created QTrobot, a bot designed to help children with autism learn valuable social skills. They plan to present the results of a QTrobot study at RO-MAN 2018, a symposium on robot and human ...

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Disability Scoop

Kids With Autism See Social Skills Boost With Google Glass
Disability Scoop
New research suggests that technology developed by Google may be able to help unlock social abilities and lessen symptom severity in children with autism. In a study published Thursday, researchers at Stanford University found that kids with autism ...
Google Glass could improve social skills in kids with autismMedical Device Network
Google Glass to help autistic children improve their social skillsFirstpost
Google Glass is helping children with autism improve their social skillsEvening Standard
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Education Week (blog)

Social Skills Are Critical For Future Job-Seekers
Education Week (blog)
Most importantly, they had time--time to develop relationships with both family and friends. We knew these social skills were essential to their lifelong health and well-being and that they could only be gained through personal interactions, not from ...



The New Times

Teaching strategies: How to impart social skills
The New Times
Teaching social skills has become one of the most significant teaching strategies in education today. The lack of these skills, experts say, is the biggest contributing factor to the downfall of almost any type of teamwork today. Fortunately, social ...


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