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Singapore Children’s Society to run Appropriate Adult scheme

SINGAPORE: The National Council of Social Service (NCSS) has appointed the Singapore Children’s Society to run the Appropriate Adult Scheme for Young Suspects for two years. The social service organisation was selected after being evaluated on criteria such as volunteer management capability, expertise in service youth offenders and …

Conformity is not a universal indicator of intelligence in children

Because innovation is part of the American culture, adults in the United States may be less likely to associate children’s conformity with intelligence than adults from other populations, according to research from developmental psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin. U.S. children are often encouraged to engage …

US pronounces near-total Ban On African Elephant Ivory change

WASHINGTON, usa: US government on Thursday announced a near-general ban on the exchange of African elephant ivory, finalizing a years-long push to combat the poaching of the threatened animals. Conservation groups welcomed the pass via the us, the sector’s 2nd-largest patron of illegal ivory after China, although it …