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In environmental disasters, families respond with conflict, denial, silence

In environmental disasters, families respond with conflict, denial, silence | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Environmental disasters impact individuals and communities; they also affect how family members communicate with each other, sometimes in surprising ways, according to a paper published by a faculty member at the University at Buffalo in the...
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Adolescents from unstable families lose ground in rigorous high schools

Adolescents from unstable families lose ground in rigorous high schools | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Research continues to support a connection between instability in the home and school performance in adolescents, but a new study in the January issue of Sociology of Education takes the research a step further by exploring how the relationship...
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Teens who express own views with mom resist peer pressures best

Teens who express own views with mom resist peer pressures best | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Teens who more openly express their own viewpoints in discussions with their moms, even if their viewpoints disagree, are more likely than others to resist peer pressure to use drugs or drink.
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Contrasting Discipline With Child Physical Abuse

Contrasting Discipline With Child Physical Abuse | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Discipline is the practice of teaching and enforcing acceptable behavior in a child. It encompasses deprivation of privileges, physical punishment, creation of structured environment rules and boundaries.
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Grieving as a Path to Connection and Meaning: A New Perspective - Healing Together for Couples

Grieving as a Path to Connection and Meaning: A New Perspective - Healing Together for Couples | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
The goal of grieving is not letting go but preserving a connection with the loved one,an enduring presence which we hold with words, memories,new life meaning.
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New research sheds light on how we see family resemblance in faces

New research sheds light on how we see family resemblance in faces | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Whether comparing a man and a woman or a parent and a baby, we can still see when two people of different age or sex are genetically related. How do we know that people are part of a family?
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