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Can a Kid Be a Psychopath?

Can a Kid Be a Psychopath? | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it

Diagnosing a kid as being a psychopath?  Article identifies a few first orders... but imagine the possibilities we could discover in the second and third orders.

 

In 1989, a documentary showed how abuse and neglect could turn a child into someone "without conscience, who can hurt or even kill without remorse." But now experts are wondering: Is there a genetic component that makes a child a psychopath?

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NSA chief: ‘Paris would not have happened’ without encrypted apps

NSA chief: ‘Paris would not have happened’ without encrypted apps | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers warns that encryption is making it “much more difficult” for the agency to intercept the communications of terrorist groups like the Islamic State, citing November’s Paris attacks as a case where his agency was left in the dark because the perpetrators
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As the concerns over encrypted apps grows it would be wise to start exploring the implications now.

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Inside the White House's New Movement to Prevent Sexual Assault on College Campuses

It’s hard enough for parents of high school seniors to provide guidance on the college-search basics, from location and academic rigor to class size and housing. Luckily, the White House is offering a primer on the topic for both students and parents, revealing the four vital questions to ask any college
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Usually when the word "epidemic" is used, it's a great time to explore using the Implications Wheel.

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Packers TE Jermichael Finley may not have claim to $10 million insurance policy

Packers TE Jermichael Finley may not have claim to $10 million insurance policy | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
Packers tight end Jermichael Finley may no longer be entitled to the $10 million from his disability insurance policy after receiving full medical clearance from his doctor.
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Jermichael Finley could really use an Implications Wheel to explore this insurance policy.  Guaranty a lot of other players would be interested to see the implications.

 

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Will Waiters Soon Be Obsolete?

Will Waiters Soon Be Obsolete? | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
“ Several restaurants are starting to replace waiters and cashiers with electronic tablets. Is this the wave of the future?”
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What are the possible implications of restaurants replacing waiters with tablets?
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E-cigarettes' growing popularity poses danger to kids

E-cigarettes' growing popularity poses danger to kids | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Billed as a safer, cleaner way to get a nicotine fix, electronic cigarettes are surging in popularity.
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Safer and cleaner?  But does this pose a threat to kids?

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School ditches rules and loses bullies

School ditches rules and loses bullies | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
Ripping up the playground rulebook is having incredible effects at an Auckland school.
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The implications of ditching rules appears to be helping with bullying.

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House Advancing Bill To Help Identify Trends In Bullying

House Advancing Bill To Help Identify Trends In Bullying | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
Lawmakers believe a reporting mechanism on bullying incidents will allow policymakers and educators to better identity trends and allocate resources.
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What implications will develop after the advancement of this bill to help identify trends in bullying?

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New Concerns About E-Cigarettes After Kids Drink Nicotine

New Concerns About E-Cigarettes After Kids Drink Nicotine | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
Anna Kooiman reported this morning on new concerns over electronic cigarettes after kids were poisoned by drinking the liquid nicotine that comes with the devices. In addition, dogs are also at risk if they get a hold of one of the devices and chew on it. Teens have reportedly been drinking the nicotine on purpose in some instances, mixing it with energy drinks to get a quick high.
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E-Cigarettes seemed like such a simple decision; however we continue to see some implications smoke out.

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Bill Would Ratchet Up Repercussions for Cyber-Bullies in Schools

Bill Would Ratchet Up Repercussions for Cyber-Bullies in Schools | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
Legislation seeks to criminalize online harassment, require kids and their parents to attend counseling
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New bill seeking to criminalize online harrassment and require counseling for offenders.

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Disruptions: Social Media Images Form a New Language Online

Disruptions: Social Media Images Form a New Language Online | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
The rising popularity of the image in social media has further transformed the way we share our lives with one another.
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What implications have developed as a result of social medica creating a norm form of language online?

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How Could This Happen To 28% Of Kids On Our Watch?

How Could This Happen To 28% Of Kids On Our Watch? | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
What bullies and the bullied have in common.
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More implications on bullying.  Different implications discussed in this article.

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More diapers, tutoring and pianos: The ripple effects of China allowing more children

More diapers, tutoring and pianos: The ripple effects of China allowing more children | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
Shares of baby-formula producers, piano makers and tutoring companies all jumped in China on Monday in the wake of Beijing saying it would ease its one-child limit.
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China easing its one-child limit are already producing interesting implications.

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Next Frontier in the Move to Ban Tanning Beds

Next Frontier in the Move to Ban Tanning Beds | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
Sydney While public-health officials in the U.S. consider placing warnings about cancer risk on tanning beds, authorities in Australia are going much further to discourage their use: They are banning the ...
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What are the possible implications of banning tanning beds?  Sydney Austrailia is about to find out...

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NBA trade rumors: Cavs have "strong interest" in Pelicans power forward Ryan Anderson

NBA trade rumors: Cavs have "strong interest" in Pelicans power forward Ryan Anderson | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
The Cavs seem to be active
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Have always said that agents, players, teams, and even owners should use the Implications Wheel for considering trades.

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San Francisco's last gun store closing doors for good - Yahoo News

San Francisco's last gun store closing doors for good - Yahoo News | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
From Yahoo News: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city's political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition to its business.
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Gun laws are constantly being talked about.  There will be an enormous amount of implications rippling with all of these decisions.  An Implications Wheel would help explore ones like we see in this article.

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The Case for Banning Cigarettes Entirely, Forever, This Time I Mean It

The Case for Banning Cigarettes Entirely, Forever, This Time I Mean It | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
“ The British Medical Association considers a bid to forever ban tobacco sales to people born after 2000. Should smoking have an “endgame?””
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What are the possible implications of banning cigarettes entirely?
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» 4 Failed Attempts to Crack Down on Prescription Drug Abuse (and Their Unintended Consequences) - Addiction Recovery

» 4 Failed Attempts to Crack Down on Prescription Drug Abuse (and Their Unintended Consequences)  - Addiction Recovery | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
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The unintended consequences of attempted to crack down on prescription drug abuse.

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Surge in Synthetic Marijuana Emergency Room Visits Reported in Denver

Surge in Synthetic Marijuana Emergency Room Visits Reported in Denver | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
A nonprofit organization working toward a vision where all teens and young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction.
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Has the legalization in marijuana led to implications of rising emergency visits with synthetic marijuana use?

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Harm can continue even after bullying stops

Harm can continue even after bullying stops | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
It's important to recognize bullying when it occurs and to intervene early to stop it because the effects – including worse mental and physical health – can continue for years.
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More implications of bullying even after it stops.

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States combat alarming drug overdose deaths

States combat alarming drug overdose deaths | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 38,329 overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2010. Overdoses are the No. 1 accidental killer of Americans 25 to 64 years old, surpassing even traffic deaths.
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The alarming rates of drug overdoses is screaming for Implication Wheels!

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MLB set to ban home-plate collisions, needs MLBPA approval

MLB set to ban home-plate collisions, needs MLBPA approval | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
As expected, Major League Baseball is moving toward banning baserunners plowing over the catcher at home plate. The final step is the Players Association needs to approve it.
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Major League Baseball should really be doing an Implications Wheel on banning home-plate collisions.

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Chick-fil-A® Foundation | Supporting youth and education

Chick-fil-A® Foundation | Supporting youth and education | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it

EVERY 26 SECONDS A STUDENT DROPS OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL IN THE U.S.

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What are the implications of Chick-fil-A foundation supporting youth and education?

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Hookah Use is on the Rise and Surrounded by Myths and Misperceptions

Hookah Use is on the Rise and Surrounded by Myths and Misperceptions | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
A nonprofit organization working toward a vision where all teens and young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction.
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What are the implications of the use of hookah on the rise?

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Is Anonymous Social Media the Answer to Cyberbullying?

Is Anonymous Social Media the Answer to Cyberbullying? | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
By removing user identity, Whisper helps people share secrets they wouldn't be comfortable sharing with anyone else in the world under normal circumstances.
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The implications of anonymous social media and the influence on cyberbullying.

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Horrifying New Knockout Trend Responsible for 7 Deaths

Horrifying New Knockout Trend Responsible for 7 Deaths | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
A horrifying and deadly new trend called the “knockout game” is sweeping country. The “players,” who are usually teens, target a stranger on the street and try to knock the person out with one punch!
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The new "knockout game" trend is unleashing horrifying and deadly implications.

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