DirectAsia.com Safer Roads Campaign 2015In conjunction with the final day of the Home Team Festival 2015, the Traffic Police (TP) and the Singapore Road Safety Council (SRSC) held the DirectAsia.com Safer Roads Campaign 2015 today. This marked the third year that DirectAsia.com is sponsoring the campaign in support of the Safer Roads Singapore action plan â€“ to foster a culture of safe and courteous road use in Singapore. The event was graced by Mr Amrin Amin, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs. DirectAsia.com Safer Roads Campaign 2015 The campaign's tagline this year is Drive to Zero Accidents, which serves to encourage all road users to adopt good road safety habits with the aim of zero traffic fatalities. To reinforce this, a road safety-themed video â€“ called Drive to Zero will also be broadcasted from November 2015 to January 2016 at Golden Village Cinemas.
Article 6: "Why Teenagers Act Crazy"Another patient I saw in consultation recently, a 23-year-old woman, described how she became anxious when she was younger after seeing a commercial about asthma. “It made me incredibly worried for no reason, and I had a panic attack soon after seeing it,” she said. As an older teenager, she became worried about getting too close to homeless people and would hold her breath when near them, knowing that “this was crazy and made no sense.” B. J. Casey, a professor of psychology and the director of the Sackler Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College, has studied fear learning in a group of children, adolescents and adults.
A breakdown of Operant Conditioning.If you're on this page, you're probably doing some research on B.F. Skinner and his work on Operant Conditioning and wanting to learn more. Throughout our lives, we are conditioned to behave in certain ways.4 Examples of Negative ReinforcementContrary to its name, negative reinforcement isn't a bad thing. Rather than introducing something negative to deter bad behaviour (otherwise known as punishment), this theory of parenting removes something negative to encourage good behaviour. It's easier to understand when you see some negative reinforcement examples.
Road Safety TipsA safe road journey cannot be taken for granted! Like Gracious Joseph, remember to always exercise patience and graciousness. Stay alert, drive carefully and follow traffic rules, signs, and signals. Follow these safe-driving tips and habits to enhance your experience on the roads, and make your journeys more safe and pleasant. Never drink and drive.Certificate of Merit. What is it? And how can you get one?Getting a driver’s licence ensures that you are qualified to drive. But along with that comes the responsibility of making sure you drive safely, not just for your sake but also for the sake of other road users. To ensure that drivers are aware of this and keep safety uppermost on their minds while driving, the Traffic Police has instituted a system of rewards and punishments. In March 1983, the Traffic Police introduced the Driver Improvement Points System (DIPS).
Article 5: "13 Positive And Negative Influences Of Media On Teenagers"Image: Shutterstock “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind,” said famous singer and songwriter Jim Morrison. Media plays an important role in shaping the ideas and beliefs of teens.Reinforcement's effectiveness as a form of motivation:If you’ve ever seen a James Bond-style action film, you know the basic story line. An evil genius is planning world domination, from his secret lair, high in the mountains, deep under the ocean or orbiting in space. He is busy perfecting the technology that will let him achieve his dastardly goal.
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