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Research news: Report identifies ways to boost children’s quality of life through outdoor learning

Source:University of Plymouth Outdoor learning can have a significant and positive impact on children’s quality of life but needs to be introduced more formally into the school curriculum in order for its potential benefits to be fully realized, a new report suggests. The report, published today, identifies a framework showing how governments could build on … Continue reading

A Child’s Sensorial Experience of The World

Another important part of the process is to begin to observe within which environment a child is comfortable in and which one he/she is not. This dimension is where we can observe the spatial, temporal, and social experiences of a child. Schools, daycare, community centers, stores, malls and other social spaces (particularly new contexts) that … Continue reading

More Work for Mother

Astract from the article: More work for mothers. http://gas.sagepub.com/content/28/5/705?etoc Environmental chemicals e.g., lead, pesticides, flame retardants accumulate in all human bodies and have the potential to affect the health of men and women, adults, and children. This article advances “precautionary consumption”—the effort to mediate personal exposure to environmental chemicals through vigilant consumption—as a new empirical … Continue reading

Highly sensitive people less influenced by culture

Highly sensitive people less influenced by culture Reblogged from  Highly sensitive people less influenced by culture. Sensitive Persons’ Perception Moderates Responses Based On Culture Stony Brook University Building on previous brain imaging research that revealed cultural influences play a role in neural activation during perception, Arthur Aron, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Stony Brook University, … Continue reading

Making Sense of a Toxic Life

As the first part of our experiment in Nicaragua is coming to an end, I am noticing many changes in us. The boys are much calmer these days. We have come very far the three of us. This experience is by far the hardest we are going through together but also the most rewarding, we … Continue reading

Fact Sheets – Cancer Prevention: 12 Things You Can Do To Reduce Cancer Risk | Environmental Health Trust

Fact Sheets – Cancer Prevention: 12 Things You Can Do To Reduce Cancer Risk | Environmental Health Trust.