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  • New survey shows worrying IQ results for Thailand
    who lived in rural regions of Thailand who had average IQ scores of 89 18 What s more the number of children with IQ scores lower than 70 has also risen dramatically The 2011 survey found that about 6 5 percent of Thai children had IQ scores in this range which is already much higher than the global average of 2 percent of children The 2014 survey results showed around 10 percent of children living in rural regions of Thailand scored below 70 It s well known that IQ scores can be affected by environmental factors including nutrition and education which could be behind the regional disparities Rajatanavin said in a press conference that children in rural regions of Thailand have much less access to educational toys and are more likely to be malnourished than those in urban areas Family life could have an effect Rajatanavin also feels that home life and family situations could be part of the low IQ issue He believes that parents should be actively involved in their children s development and that even things like hugging and cutting back on television time could make a difference in children s intellectual development Ties between children and their keepers count Rajatanavin said in a statement In fact family ties are so important that the Ministry of Public Health is now putting together a campaign to increase the role parents play in their children s lives As part of the campaign the Ministry will be opening centers for children and their parents to play and spend time together throughout the country The centers will also provide parents with important information about early childhood development and health RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS

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  • Kids IQ Test Information?category=Kids IQ Test Information
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  • Secondhand smoke can bring out children's aggressive side
    the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health After analyzing data on 2 055 children which looked at their behavior and exposure to secondhand smoke from birth to age 10 the researchers could see a clear link between the two Those having been exposed to secondhand smoke even temporarily were much more likely to report themselves as being more aggressive by the time they finished fourth grade said Linda Pagani one of the researchers behind the study It is no secret that secondhand smoke is bad for those who are exposed to it no matter how old they happen to be However the researchers said that secondhand smoke can be especially dangerous to youths as the brain is still developing during childhood RELATED ARTICLES Anxiety symptoms could affect depressed adolescents Players of fast paced video games may become more aggressive Personality tests could help colleges retain STEM majors More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Smarter Than a 5th Grader Take our Free Quiz to find out if you re smarter than a 10 year old Free Personality Test What s Your Personality Type Take our FREE quiz and

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  • Impulsive behavior may follow weight gain
    To find out more they looked at data on 1 900 Baltimore residents weight changes and personality traits to see if there was a connection Researchers found that individuals who experienced a 10 percent increase in their body weight also showed a greater tendency to give into their temptations Greater impulsivity was not present in those whose weight remained stable If mind and body are intertwined then if one changes the other should change too said Angelina Sutin a psychological scientist who worked on the study That s what our findings suggest Based on this research individuals who have experienced significant weight gain may want to take a personality test to see if they have become more impulsive RELATED ARTICLES Anxiety symptoms could affect depressed adolescents Players of fast paced video games may become more aggressive Personality tests could help colleges retain STEM majors More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Smarter Than a 5th Grader Take our Free Quiz to find out if you re smarter than a 10 year old Free Personality Test What s Your Personality Type Take our FREE quiz and find out now

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  • Avoiding scary situations could be a sign of anxiety
    or not they will have anxiety Participants who were open about avoiding certain situations at the beginning of the study tended to be more anxious just one year later Even after controlling for their baseline anxiety those who avoided had more anxiety than kids who didn t avoid said Stephen Whiteside a pediatric psychologist with the Mayo Clinic Children s Center as well as the study s lead author That was consistent with the model of how anxiety disorders develop Kids who avoid fearful situations don t have the opportunity to face their fears and don t learn that their fears are manageable While anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in the U S the good news is they are highly treatable according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America RELATED ARTICLES Anxiety symptoms could affect depressed adolescents Players of fast paced video games may become more aggressive Personality tests could help colleges retain STEM majors More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Smarter Than a 5th Grader Take our Free Quiz to find out if you re smarter than a 10 year

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  • Television can influence children's behavior
    who watched fewer violent shows and more educational programming ended up showing improved behavior as opposed to kids whose television diet did not change at all What made this study unique is that researchers did not reduce the amount of time children spend in front of the television only the types of shows they watch However there are those who believe parents need to go beyond choosing the programs their children watch Although this innovative study shows changing content without changing viewing time helps lower aggression other health issues may need to be approached in different ways Jennifer Manganello an associate professor at the University of Albany School of Public Health who was not involved with the research told the news source For instance studies have shown that reducing screen time can be helpful when trying to reduce the risk for obesity With this knowledge parents may want to have their children complete a personality test to see if they possess any traits that may be tied to the types of television programs they watch RELATED ARTICLES Anxiety symptoms could affect depressed adolescents Players of fast paced video games may become more aggressive Personality tests could help colleges retain STEM

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  • Many people do not realize how much their personality can change
    a psychologist at Harvard University and fellow researchers set out to see what type of people individuals believe they will become in the future Based on responses from more than 19 000 participants on average they do not see themselves changing that much in the future The researchers had individuals between the ages of 18 and 68 fill out questionnaires on their current personality traits and then again as if they were answering questions 10 years in the past and 10 years in the future Overall they believed that most personality changes occurred in the past and would not be happening in the future Even at 68 people think Ugh I m not the person I was at 58 but I m sure I ll be this way at 78 said Gilbert as quoted by Time magazine RELATED ARTICLES Anxiety symptoms could affect depressed adolescents Players of fast paced video games may become more aggressive Personality tests could help colleges retain STEM majors More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Smarter Than a 5th Grader Take our Free Quiz to find out if you re smarter than a

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  • Boys' classroom behavior may be holding them back
    an answer they analyzed data on more than 5 800 kindergarteners through fifth graders including teachers assessments of them as well as scores from standardized tests The researchers found that teachers tend to favor female students over their male classmates early on However pupils academic performance did not influence their instructors assessments of them so much as their behavior in the classroom did Children s interpersonal skills how often they externalized problems or lost control of themselves were all factors that appeared to influence teachers views of their students For boys this can be a problem later in their academic careers If grade disparities emerge this early on it s not surprising that by the time these children are ready to go to college girls will be better positioned said Christopher Cornwell head of economics in the UGA Terry College of Business and co author of the study RELATED ARTICLES Anxiety symptoms could affect depressed adolescents Players of fast paced video games may become more aggressive Personality tests could help colleges retain STEM majors More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Smarter Than a 5th Grader Take our

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