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Starting young for a dementia-friendly future

To improve dementia understanding, Australia needs to invest in the next generation. UniSA’s Dr Ashleigh Smith, a cognitive ageing expert, said this is because children are the nation’s future leaders, local shop keepers, bankers and neighbours. “Children generally don’t know ...

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A popular classroom app’s ‘disturbing implications’

There's nothing sinister about cute monster avatars, right? Wrong, say University of South Australia researchers. They evaluated the cartoon critter-laden classroom app, ClassDojo, and reached a worrisome conclusion, namely, that it 'promotes controlling techniques of discipline and governance, rather than ...

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