David Skuse Quotes


8 David Skuse quotes:



"[British researchers have found that people lose the ability to detect expressions of anger and sadness around the time of puberty, reports The Daily Telegraph. The discovery, which surprised scientists conducting a pioneering study of the ability to read expressions, could reveal why 13- and 14-year-olds suffer the exasperating inability to understand their parents.] Teenagers really do get 'dumber' in their social intelligence around the time of puberty, ... One wonders sometimes if they understand anything you are saying. It would appear that this is a function of their brain at that time."
Author: Skuse Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"For some emotions, such as anger, we see a dip in the ability to perform these tasks around puberty,"
Author: Skuse Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"This perhaps won't come as a surprise to teachers; they say 'We do feel boys are less socially aware'. But this is the first evidence that there is a substantial difference in the ability to read emotions,"
Author: Skuse Quotes Category: Boys Quotes
"We're talking about a fairly substantial proportion of boys. One in five boys is worse than [most] girls."
Author: Skuse Quotes Category: Boys Quotes
"If teachers attempt to control boys by subtle means, such as raised eyebrows, and the boys ignore these cues, it may be that they simply are not able to read them and decode them accurately,"
Author: Skuse Quotes Category: Boys Quotes
"At six years, 70% of boys are below the mean for girls; so in other words, 70% of boys are worse than 50% of girls,"
Author: Skuse Quotes Category: Boys Quotes
"There is deterioration for some facial expressions, particularly sadness and anger, at puberty for boys and girls. If anything it's actually worse for girls."
Author: Skuse Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"Teenagers really do get 'dumber' in their social intelligence around the time of puberty,"



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