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social interaction

The social dialogue that a person has with family, friends, colleagues, acquaintances and others.
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Apps may support learning through the following pillars: 'active learning', dynamic involvement in the task; 'engagement', focusing attention on the educational content; and 'social interaction', connecting with others around the new material.
ISLAMABAD -- A recent study concludes that social interaction might be more than just a pleasant pastime; it might help doctors predict an individual's risk of cognitive decline and, perhaps, dementia.
The research team further found that while oxytocin acting within the 'reward circuit' in the brain is essential for the rewarding properties of social interaction in both males and females, females are more sensitive to the actions of oxytocin than males.
Speakers will talk about children with ASD who often have difficulty with social interaction and children with ASD who may have an unusual interest in objects.
Applied Conversation Analysis: Social Interaction in Institutional Settings
Thus, in the context of microblogging, the vast majority of the user needs described here can be summed up by two intrinsic motivations: social interaction and self-presentation.
Although it is now clear that cochlear implants offer acceptable and nearly normal hearing for hearing-impaired children, the facilitation and promotion of social interaction in cochlearimplanted children is another important goal that must be considered [5-8].
Without access to the face and its social value, social interaction is almost meaningless
He discovered, while working with medical records at a Bristol hospital in the United Kingdom, that he enjoyed the social interaction. "In hospital, I made a lot of friends and enjoyed the social interaction as well as the science, biology and physiology side of things."
The scientists noted that, although evidence is insufficient to conclude definitively that social interaction reduces the risk of dementia, data from observational studies show that people who remain socially engaged have a lower risk of cognitive decline.
Additionally, they have examined the impact of using social media on non-academic skills, such as self-expression, communication and teamwork (Junco, Heiberger, & Loken, 2010), where social interaction plays a crucial role.
We're programmed to seek out social interaction and research has proven the link between positive social contact and our emotional wellbeing.

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