There are perfectly good reasons why I refuse to shower my children with compliments all the time.
PM - The question should be, why don't more parents give their children ANY praise at all.
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The debate over the safety of playing violent games has raged over two decades. Many fear that the games will lead to the development of antisocial behavior, especially among impressionable children and teens.
New research dispels the worry as German investigators used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) on long-term players of violent video games. They found that these players had the same neural response to emotionally provocative images as non-gamers.
Dr. Rick Nauert
Recognizing the growth of technology use in early learning settings, the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services collaborated in the development of the Early Learning and Educational Technology Policy Brief to promote developmentally appropriate use of technology in homes and early learning settings. The guidance will help those who …
“If you are able to exercise, we’d still recommend exercise as a first choice option,” says McGee-Lawrence. But for people who find it difficult to work out in a traditional way, “our study suggests it may be possible to obtain some of the same beneficial effects of exercise in a different, less strenuous way.”
We previously looked at the ways artificial intelligence may disrupt the traditional classroom. From blended learning to AI tutors, algorithms are poised to reshape the way teachers engage with their students. But AI may do more than influence classroom experiences. It has the potential to replace classrooms entirely. No one can reliably predict the degree of impact AI may have in education, but one thing seems clear — parents should expect to deal with more complexity and greater responsibility in overseeing their children’s education.
The link between playing violent video games and antisocial behavior, such as increased aggression and decreased empathy, is hotly debated. In a recent study the long-term effects of playing violent video games were investigated. This study found that empathy is not blunted by playing such games long-term.