Smartphone app may boost social skills in kids with autism

2019-04-12 11:11

Autism is a developmental disorder that varies widely in severity, but difficulty with socialising is a hallmark across the board.

Why maths (and social skills) matter

2018-02-06 10:51

Considering the threat of automation, is job security more guaranteed for those in scientific and technological jobs compared to those in fields that require more advanced interpersonal skills?

Emotional intelligence: A real phenomenon or modern-day fad?

2017-07-12 14:08

Many believe that it is vital for managers to have emotional intelligence. But does this concept really exist? And is it necessarily a good thing?

Your kid's social skills could affect them as adults

2015-10-15 10:14

Children who share are less likely to be unemployed or caught up in substance abuse later in life.


Your child's toxic friends: how to spot and handle them

2018-08-27 14:17

It's comforting to know that your children are surrounded by good friends who uplift them and are a positive force within their lives. Sadly, this is not always the case and sometimes they befriend people who are not all that good for them. Here are a few tips and pointers to help identify and rid your child of toxic friendships.

Toys to help your kids with social skills

2017-09-15 09:00

We explore a variety of toys and how they can help build your child’s social interaction skills.

Is your personality getting you fired?

2016-06-02 15:44

Apparently, how you relate to your colleagues is just as important as being able to do your job effectively.

Q&A: How can I encourage my child to interact with others?

2012-08-27 15:33

Educational child psychologist, Sheryl Cohan answers a reader who is worried about their child's social skills.

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