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A Snapshot of After-School Program - Research Literature

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A Snapshot of After-School Program - Research Literature

A wide range of after-school programs have become available to students in grades K-12 over the past 15 years. Programs are generally grouped within those meeting needs related to academic performance (such as improved school attendance, grades, and achievement scores), social/emotional development, and prevention/behavioral outcomes.

Effectiveness of Programs Designed to Improve Self-Control

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Effectiveness of Programs Designed to Improve Self-Control

Gottfredson and Hirschi’s general theory of crime has generated significant controversy and research, such that there now exists a large knowledge base regarding the importance of self-control in regulating antisocial behavior over the life course. Reviews of this literature indicate that self-control is an important correlate of antisocial activity.

A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety

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A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety

Policy-makers are considering large-scale programs aimed at selfcontrol to improve citizens’ health and wealth and reduce crime. Experimental and economic studies suggest such programs could reap benefits.

Tratamiento comunitario de las adicciones y de las consecuencias de la exclusión grave: Manual de Trabajo para el Operador

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Tratamiento comunitario de las adicciones y de las consecuencias de la exclusión grave: Manual de Trabajo para el Operador

En este documento se presentará una descripción de procesos, prácticas e instrumentos que la experiencia ha demonstrado ser utiles y eficaces en la práctica del tratamiento
comunitario.

How musical training affects cognitive development: rhythm, reward and other modulating variables

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How musical training affects cognitive development: rhythm, reward and other modulating variables

Musical training has recently gained additional interest in education as increasing neuroscientific research demonstrates its positive effects on brain development. Neuroimaging revealed plastic changes in the brains of adult musicians but it is still unclear to what extent they are the product of intensive music training rather than of other factors, such as preexisting biological markers of musicality. In this review, we synthesize a large body of studies demonstrating that benefits of musical training extend beyond the skills it directly aims to train and last well into adulthood.

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