Skills


Genes Responsible for Dog's Social Skills

Genes Responsible for Dog's Social Skills

Ever thought why dogs appear to be more social -- a typical human trait -- than all other animals? It is because the genes tha...

Sep 30 2016, 3:22am CDT

Video Games can Beat Tutors in Improving Math Skills

Video Games can Beat Tutors in Improving Math Skills

A computer-based brain training program developed at Yale University helps improve student performance in reading and math --...

Sep 21 2016, 3:47pm CDT

Toddlers Using Touchscreens Develop better Motor Skills

Toddlers Using Touchscreens Develop better Motor Skills

Has your toddler started playing around with the touchscreen tablet, yet? It's good, if the child has, as his/her active scroll...

Sep 14 2016, 2:16pm CDT

Parents Math Skills Transfer to Their Children

Parents Math Skills Transfer to Their Children

Apparently the acumen in maths of a kid’s parents affects him or her in a very direct manner....

Sep 3 2016, 5:33am CDT

Good Grasp of Native Language may Improve English Skills

Good Grasp of Native Language may Improve English Skills

Pre-schoolers experience significant improvements in their English skills when they have a good grasp of their mother-tongue o...

Aug 18 2016, 3:35am CDT

Preschool Skills may Predict Kindergarten Math Success

Preschool Skills may Predict Kindergarten Math Success

Preschoolers who are more successful in understanding words associated with numbers, such as 'three' or 'four', are more like...

Aug 5 2016, 9:16pm CDT

Twitter Helps Develop Skills of 21st Century Writers: Study

Twitter Helps Develop Skills of 21st Century Writers: Study

Twitter has equipped 21st century writers with the necessary skills, including tough self-editing, to thrive in the face of eme...

Jun 10 2016, 12:34am CDT

Amazon Alexa Has Over 1,000 Third-Party Skills Available

Amazon Alexa Has Over 1,000 Third-Party Skills Available

Skills for Alexa include Capital One, Domino’s, Fitbit, KAYAK, PGA Tour, Samsung SmartThings, Uber, Big Ass Solutions and Nutri...

Jun 3 2016, 8:48am CDT

Daisy Ridley Shows Off Incredible Lightsaber Skills in New Instagram Video

Daisy Ridley Shows Off Incredible Lightsaber Skills in New Instagram Video

Daisy Ridley is not the type of girl that is going to mess around when it comes to preparing herself for a role. In the video s...

Apr 26 2016, 9:54am CDT

Music may Help Boost Babies’ Learning Skills: Study

Music may Help Boost Babies’ Learning Skills: Study

New research suggests that listening to music improves kids cognitive skills and helps them learn language faster....

Apr 26 2016, 6:33am CDT

How Bumblebees use Motor Skills to Pollinate Flowers

How Bumblebees use Motor Skills to Pollinate Flowers

Wild bumblebees are born with the ability to remove pollen from nectarless flowers using high-frequency vibrations, a team of r...

Apr 24 2016, 1:34am CDT

Scientists Think There Is a Link between Kids Who Talk and Walk Early With Later Life Skills

Scientists Think There Is a Link between Kids Who Talk and Walk Early With Later Life Skills

Parents are often worried if their babies are not talking or saying certain words by a particular age, or if they are not walki...

Feb 6 2016, 6:39am CST

Noisy Electronic Toys May Hamper Your Kid’s Verbal Skills

Noisy Electronic Toys May Hamper Your Kid’s Verbal Skills

Research suggests that traditional toys and books should be used more for early language development whereas play with electron...

Dec 23 2015, 11:52pm CST

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Students to Learn Computer Science Skills Using Minecraft Hour of Code Tutorial

Vice president of Microsoft Education, Anthony Salcito, today announced that Minecraft can now be used to develop strategy, sur...

Nov 17 2015, 1:44pm CST

Mark Zuckerberg Shows off his Impressive Chinese Skills

Mark Zuckerberg Shows off his Impressive Chinese Skills

It is amazing how Facebook's CEO finds the time to learn to speak Chinese. He is soon going to be a dad, so this is as goo...

Oct 26 2015, 3:25am CDT

Anders Lindback is Back and Ready to Apply Skills From AHL

Anders Lindback is Back and Ready to Apply Skills From AHL

Anders Lindback is Back and Ready to Apply Skills From AHL...

Dec 17 2014, 7:30am CST

Yoshi's New Island Nurtures Kids' Problem Solving Skills

Yoshi's New Island Nurtures Kids' Problem Solving Skills

I was really excited when Nintendo told me Yoshi’s New Island was ready for review. I immediately downloaded it to the 2DS. My...

Mar 13 2014, 9:46pm CDT

5 HR Skills That Are Now Trending

5 HR Skills That Are Now Trending

I love HR. But in all honesty, sometimes I forget why I love it. There are so many bells and whistles these days, so many techn...

Mar 2 2014, 10:26pm CST

Desperately Needed: More Cloud Training, More Cloud Skills

Okay, just about everyone is convinced at this point — cloud computing is a good thing that can provide tremendous business val...

Feb 12 2014, 7:00pm CST

Media Skills: Chris Christie Gives Forceful Apology

Media Skills: Chris Christie Gives Forceful Apology

On Wednesday, January 8th when I first heard the news about the George-Washington bridge closure scandal in New Jersey, I knew...

Jan 9 2014, 12:36pm CST

Unemployment in Europe caused by lack of technology skills, says report

Unemployment in Europe caused by lack of technology skills, says report

Technology is what drives our economy today. It is the nucleus to progress, a sector that has birthed thousands of jobs. But wh...

Jan 5 2014, 10:32pm CST

Teaching Computers and Not Boring Office Skills Needed for the UK Students

Teaching Computers and Not Boring Office Skills Needed for the UK Students

Boring office skill classes are turning young people in the UK against computer science. A new online course is the first step...

Nov 5 2013, 5:02pm CST

Sponsored Video: Ed Bassmaster Applies his Prankster Skills for Pine-Sol

Sponsored Video: Ed Bassmaster Applies his Prankster Skills for Pine-Sol

The Pine-Sol Lady has teamed up with YouTube comedian and master prankster, Ed Bassmaster, to prank unsuspecting guys looking t...

Feb 8 2013, 1:17pm CST