Thursday, 11 August 2016

The first North Americans entered through Alaska - Teaching empathy - Discovering depression

New research indicates that the first humans (coming from Asia) entered North America 14,000 years ago through Alaska and British Columbia, Canada, which is contrary to the current theory that the first folks walked hiked across a land bridge from Russia to the Arctic.

Read the story on CTV News

 While researching her book “The Danish Way of Parenting; What the Happiest People in the World Know About Raising Confident, Capable Kids,” Jessica Alexander and her co-author discovered that the education system in Denmark considers teaching empathy in schools as important as teaching literature, math and science.

Read Ms. Alexander's story on Salon

"Is depression part of aging?"

Eye-opening quiz about depression and aging. Guess I believed a lot of fallacies about the subject.

Take the quiz on MedicineNet

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