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Helping children at high risk for aggressive behavior found to have long-term benefits

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opednews.com Headlined to H3 12/18/15

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A new longitudinal study that examined an intervention for children at high risk of developing behavior problems has found that teaching so-called soft skills was key to preventing criminal and delinquent problems later in life. Soft skills, such as self-control and social skills, are personality traits, attitudes, and motivations not included in traditional measures of intelligence. [None of which you'll find on 'standardized tests.' dg]

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