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What Are Social Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Teaching Techniques - Video & Lesson Transcript

What Are Social Skills?<p><b>Social skills</b> are ways of dealing with others that create healthy and positive interactions. Children who have social skills …

Social Skills Training

American Psychiatric Association. (1987). <i>Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders</i> (3rd ed., rev.). Washington, DC: Author.Google …

Industrial & Organizational Psychology Careers

<i>What Is Industrial/Organizational Psychology?</i><p>The workplace can be a frustrating place for many employees and CEOs alike. In order to keep a place of …

Nov 19, Can we teach self control?

Self-control is the key to social harmony and life success. But how do we foster self-discipline in children? Recent studies illustrate the benefits …

Self Control

U.S.: ISIS as strong as it was before airstrikes but growth halted

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> ISIS remains "as strong as it was a year ago" when U.S. airstrikes against the group began, but it is no longer making rapid advances, according to an Obama administration official.<p>The Defense Intelligence Agency's latest classified assessment is that "the situation in Iraq …

Obama Administration
Oil

UK extends Iraqi air campaign against Islamic State until March 2017 | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will extend its air campaign in Iraq against Islamic State militants by a year, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday, saying it would use aging Tornado fighter jets to conduct strikes until at least early 2017.<p>Servicemen stand near a British Tornado jet …

North Africa

Anti-Isis YouTube video aims to counter terror group’s social media campaigns

A UK counter extremism organisation has launched a YouTube video focusing on the Muslim community in an attempt to fight back against the social media recruitment tactics employed by terror group Isis.<p>London-based Quilliam Foundation, a counter-extremism thinktank co-founded by Maajid Nawaz, has …

Radicalization

Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library

BAGHDAD (AP) — The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and liberation; war and peace.<p>These are the original chronicles of Iraq's …

Genealogy
Middle East

Turkey will launch 'comprehensive battle' against Isis, foreign minister says

Mevlüt Çavusoğlu says arrival in the country of US aircraft and drones means action against Isis in northern Syria is imminent<p>The Turkish foreign minister, Mevlüt Çavusoğlu, has said a “comprehensive battle” will be launched against Islamic State (Isis) with the arrival of US aircraft and …

Middle East

Syria says fight against Islamic State must include Damascus | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria supports any efforts to combat Islamic State if they are coordinated with Damascus but anything else would “be a breach of Syrian sovereignty”, state television quoted the country’s foreign minister as saying on Wednesday,<p>Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem addresses …

Middle East

Turkey says 'extensive' fight against IS to start soon

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An armed drone taking off from Turkey launched a strike on the Islamic State group on Wednesday, a U.S. official said, as Turkey's foreign minister said American aircraft had begun to arrive at a Turkish base close to the border with Syria and an "extensive" fight against the …

Middle East

Anjem Choudary, Radical Cleric, Charged With Supporting ISIS: Scotland Yard

LONDON — One of Britain's most notorious radical preachers has been charged with generating support for ISIS, police said Wednesday.<p>Anjem Choudary, 48, was initially arrested and bailed in September 2014 on suspicion of membership in ISIS.<p>Scotland Yard said Wednesday Choudary had been charged and …

Extremism

Islamic State group in Egypt threatens to kill Croat hostage

CAIRO (AP) — An Islamic State affiliate released a video Wednesday threatening to kill a Croatian hostage if Egyptian authorities do not release "Muslim women" held in prison within 48 hours, a day before the country plans to unveil a highly promoted new extension of the Suez Canal.<p>The video, …

Islam

IS Egypt affiliate threatens to kill Croatian hostage in 48 hours | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - An online video purportedly from Islamic State’s Egypt affiliate showed a Croatian hostage working for a French company who said the group would kill him in 48 hours if Muslim women in Egyptian jails were not freed.<p>Ardiseis Egypt, a unit of French firm CGG, which specializes in …

Islam
World Records

Sunflower Fields in Bloom in Japan

Tokyo

NYC Mayor: Legionnaires' disease outbreak has peaked

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> The number affected by the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York City has risen to 86, but is showing signs of slowing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.<p>Legionnaires' disease is a respiratory bacterial infection usually spread through mist that comes from a water source, such …

Public Health

The Pill Has Prevented 200,000 Cases of Cancer, Study Says

Oral contraceptives have prevented 200,000 cases of endometrial cancer in the last decade, according to new research published Tuesday.<p>In the new …

Cancer

Dow ends in red for fifth straight day

Stocks ended mostly higher Wednesday, but the Dow finished in the red for a fifth straight day as Disney shares plunged 9.2%.<p>Investors reacted to a weaker-than-expected ADP jobs report that raised doubts that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its September meeting. The payroll …

Stock Markets

Companies forced to disclose CEO-workforce pay gap

Securities and Exchange Commission votes 3-2 to institute provision of Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform act from 2017 but expects pushback from businesses<p>Publicly traded companies will have to disclose the pay ratios of their CEOs and the median pay of their workforce thanks to a split vote by the US …

Victorian Era

Tesla confirms Model X deliveries to begin by September 30

The electric car maker says it's finally getting close to releasing its long-delayed, much-anticipated SUV.<p>Think of Tesla, and most people picture the sleek Model S sedan the electric-car company has been selling for three years. Now Tesla says it's finally poised to deliver the long-awaited and …

Tesla

Boxee is finally dead, and Samsung killed it

RIP<p>It's been over two years since Samsung bought the streaming set-top box company Boxee, but it looks like all legacies of that purchase are about to be done away with. According to <i>Variety</i><i>,</i> Samsung is laying off the entirety of the Boxee team and putting the group's work on ice. Former Boxee CEO …

Smart TV
Natural Disasters

Police Respond to Report of Gunman at Theater in Antioch, Tennessee, Suspect Dead

A hatchet-wielding man, armed with what turned out to be a pellet gun, attacked a movie patron at a theater outside of Nashville Wednesday and sprayed others with pepper spray before he was shot dead by police, authorities said.<p>Nashville police were called on a report of a suspected "active …

Law Enforcement

Islamic State's Egypt affiliate threatens to kill Croatian captive

Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate released a video Wednesday threatening to kill a Croatian hostage in 48 hours if Muslim women aren’t released from the country’s jails.<p>The authenticity of the video, which was circulated on social media, could not be verified by the Los Angeles Times.<p>But the …

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Alzheimer's Disease