Université de Neuchâtel

Social reasoning skills in adults with Down syndrome: the role of language, executive functions and socio-emotional behaviour

Hippolyte, Loyse ; Iglesias, Katia ; Van der Linden, Martial ; Barisnikov, K.

In: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2010, vol. 54, no. 8, p. 714-726

Background Although the prevalence of mental illness and behaviour problems is lower in adults with Down syndrome (DS) than in other populations with intellectual disabilities, they do present emotional and relational problems, as well as social integration difficulties. However, studies reporting on specific competences known to be central in developing appropriate social relationships...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Testing the impact of sustainable development policies in Canton Geneva

Catenazzo, Giuseppe ; Epalle, Alexandre ; Fragnière, Emmanuel ; Tuberosa, Jean

In: Management of environmental quality : an international journal, 2010, vol. 21, no. 6, p. 845 - 861

Purpose – The aim of this paper is to identify the impact of two Canton Geneva pedagogical tools devised to sensibilise the local population to sustainable development issues. Design/methodology/approach – The survey attempts to verify individuals' awareness and opinion towards sustainable development, as well as the influence of both tools on their routines. In total, 992 people who live...