Brain tests at age of 3 can predict child’s future success

first_imgDaily Mail 13 December 2016Family First Comment: Based on the Dunedin longitudinal study, but here’s a key point…In the at-risk group, “77 per cent of children brought up without fathers”This is what our recent report on child abuse and also our report on child abuse highlighted! A simple test at the age of three can predict if children will grow up to be a burden on society, scientists claim.A study has found roughly a fifth of the population are responsible for 81 per cent of criminal convictions, 77 per cent of children brought up without fathers, two-thirds of benefits claimed and more than half of nights spent in hospital.This small group of people drain the public purse, but researchers at King’s College London say their troubled lives could be forecast from early childhood.It takes just 45 minutes to give three-year-olds a battery of tests, on their language abilities, motor skills, frustration and impulsivity.Decades after taking the test, children who scored low were far more likely to fall within the most burdensome group.They were also more likely to smoke, be obese and take prescription drugs.The findings, while controversial for indicating that someone’s life path is set in their early years, suggests reaching these at-risk children young could turn things around.READ MORE: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4026274/Brain-tests-age-THREE-predict-child-s-future-Scientists-say-scores-reveal-kids-burden-society.htmllast_img read more

exceL Esports finds new health sponsor in Neubria

first_imgexceL Esports has brought Neubria, a health supplement company, on board as its official health sponsor. Neubria has launched one of the UK’s first gaming supplements, which is said to aid gamers during training and competitive matches.Together, both exceL and Neubria will create unique content that looks at the health aspect of being a competitive gamer.Josh “Furndog” Furneaux, Head Coach of exceL Esports discussed the partnership in a statement: “It’s really exciting as the head coach of exceL Esports that our partnership with Neubria has come to fruition. We are once again paving the way for the UK scene’s development by demonstrating the importance of physiological and psychological development as essential components of peak performance. Our healthy body, healthy mind approach is aiding in breaking down the gamer stereotypes in order to professionalise the esports industry in the UK.”Rosendo “Send0o” Fuentes Boveda, Player for exceL Esports also commented: “As a professional esports athlete it always helps to stay one step ahead of the competition no matter what. This is something that the new partnership between exceL and Neubria is really helping to push. I believe it is as important to be as healthy in mind as in body in order to play to your full potential. With Neubria as exceL’s newest partner, I have no doubt that my own performance and that of the entire team will improve exponentially.”exceL Esports has added Neubria to its existing list of partners, which includes OMEN by HP, Cooler Master, Scuf Gaming, Gamers Apparel, Zip Buddy, and Twitch.Esports Insider says: Other supplement companies have done great things in the industry, so we hope to see a nice and fruitful partnership for both exceL and Neubria.last_img read more