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Recreation for Youth with Anxiety


"Pandemonium" is a video from Canadian Mental Health Association Vancouver-Burnaby about their recreation program of the same name for youth aged 13-17 who have anxiety.

Referred from Hamber House, an educational day treatment program for youth with severe mental health issues, participants in Pandemonium enjoy recreational activities like hiking and movies. By sharing in activities without pressure on individuals, participants learn to develop social skills and minimize social anxiety.

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ADHD Animation


ADHD and Me

Children's voices come to life in animation as they describe symptoms of ADHD and what it's like to have treatment.

The VOICES (Voices On Identity, Childhood, Ethics & Stimulants) study involved 150 children in the United States and the United Kingdom. The film uses clips from the actual interviews with the children. They describe what it's like to take Ritalin, how they feel, and what improvements they experience. It also describes downsides. Stigma is another issue tackled.

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Developing Learning

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Alison Gopnik

On infant learning, connectionism, philosophy, and cognitive science. Learning and representation, applications in computing and developmental psychology and the role of probablistic modeling. What knowledge is innate and what is learned from environment? Experiments show powerful results, and Gopnik reveals how previously opposed views can actually support one another. Interviewed at CogSci 2010: Cognition in...
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