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Counting On Fingers May Make Kids Smarter: Study

WASHINGTON: Parents, take note! Counting on fingers may make your kids smarter, suggests a new study which found that children who have better perception of their hands tend to be more skilled at math. Finger perception – the ability to distinguish, name, or recognise the fingers – is associated with math skill and even when people are not manually ticking ... Read More »

Privacy groups target kids advertising disguised as YouTube content

Marketing companies are targeting children on YouTube with advertising disguised as other content, an “unfair and deceptive” business practice, three privacy groups said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The companies, including Disney’s Maker Studios and DreamWorks’ AwesomenessTV, use popular “influencers” on YouTube to pitch products, aimed at children worldwide, with videos that “masquerade” as unsponsored content, ... Read More »

Counting On Fingers May Make Kids Smarter: Study

Counting On Fingers May Make Kids Smarter: Study Counting on fingers may make your kids smarter, suggests a new study. (Representational Image) WASHINGTON: Parents, take note! Counting on fingers may make your kids smarter, suggests a new study which found that children who have better perception of their hands tend to be more skilled at math. Finger perception – the ... Read More »

268 Million Kids May Be Overweight Globally By 2025: Study

Invest Monthly to Build Wealth Systematcally: Start Here (FundsIndia) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS As many as 268 million children aged five to 17 years may be overweight. LONDON:  As many as 268 million children aged five to 17 years may be overweight – including 91 million obese – by 2025, according to a global estimate that suggests no policy interventions have ... Read More »

Akitio Thunder3 PCIe SSD review: Blazingly fast external storage for rich kids

If you’d walked by our test bed while we were testing Akitio’s Thunder3 PCIe SSD, external drive, you’d probably have stopped and done a double-take. 2GBps transfers from an external drive? No way. How could this possibly be, you ask? The Thunderbolt 3 interface is basically PCIe over a wire, and features a massive 5GBps transfer rate. The Thunder3 PCIe ... Read More »

2 kids hold ‘Press Conference’ to speak about carrying heavy schoolbags

Even after CBSE, state governments or High Court giving orders to private and government schools, students still have to drag huge loads of books to school every day. Both junior and senior students are victims of this process. After getting grudgingly tired of the school-bag load, the two school kids studying in class 7 in Vidya Niketan School, Nagpur recently ... Read More »

disorder that causes blindness in kids tied to new gene

Northwestern medication and university of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) scientists have diagnosed a gene thatreasons excessive glaucoma in children. The locating, posted inside the journal of medical research, validates a similar discovery made by way of the scientists in mice two years ago and suggests a goal fordestiny therapies to deal with the devastating eye ailment that presently has no treatment. “This ... Read More »

Qualcomm wants to make kids’ wearables a issue

Why should grown-u.s.have all the a laugh? Qualcomm has developed a brand new chipset that pursuitsto construct a global wearables market for kids. Smartwatches for the below-12 set are already popular in a few Asian countries, including Korea,providing a way for parents to hold music of their youngsters once they’re faraway from home. Qualcomm hopes its new chipset, referred to ... Read More »

Outdoor light has role in reducing short-sightedness in kids

Increasing exposure to outdoor light is the key to reducing the myopia (short-sightedness) epidemic in children, according to ground-breaking research by Australian optometrists. Optometrist and lead researcher on the project, Associate Professor Scott Read who is the director of research at QUT’s School of Optometry and Vision Science, said children need to spend more than an hour and preferably at ... Read More »

Parents start their kids’ online presence before they turn 2

Mark Mawson | Getty Images Social media and “sharenting” have created a new baby milestone: establishing an online presence. A whopping 92 percent of kids in the United States have an online identity by age 2, according to Time magazine. It also said that American parents share almost 1,000 photos of their kids by the time they turn 5. The ... Read More »