Parents who physically abuse their children appear to have a physiological response that subsequently triggers more harsh parenting when they attempt parenting in warm, positive ways, according to new research.
Moms, you oughta know: 11 social media apps teens are using now NBCNews.com Teens are using a variety of applications, gravitating toward the highly visual apps that provide instant sharing (and instant gratification) without much effort.
Boys Need More Than Hour of Exercise Daily Discovery News Younger boys need more exercise to prevent cardiovascular disease than current recommendations suggest, says a new study published today in the journal BMC Medicine.
The ability to pay attention to relevant information while ignoring distractions is a core brain function. Without the ability to focus and filter out "noise," we could not effectively interact with our environment.
Young children who use gestures outperform their peers in problem-solving tasks, says a new study. Children aged between two and five were asked to sort cards printed with colored shapes first by color, then by shape.
Teens' Self-Consciousness Linked With Specific Brain, Physiological Responses Science Daily (press release) The findings, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggest that teens' sensitivity to...
Babies can read each other's moods, study finds Health24.com Psychology professor Ross Flom's study, published in the academic journal Infancy, shows that infants can recognise each other's emotions by five months of age.
Children who are exposed to negative parenting -- including abuse, neglect but also overprotection -- are more likely to experience childhood bullying by their peers, according to a meta-analysis of 70 studies of more than 200,000 children.
Examiner.com Oxytocin May Help Autistic Children Process Emotions PsychCentral.com Oxytocin May Help Autistic Children Process Emotions It is well known that difficulty in registering and responding to the facial expressions of other people is a...
It’s not enough to give these devices to students and teachers and expect classroom practice to shift. The preservice teachers I work with are using technology in ways that are familiar to me. Some of the obvious examples: they not-so-discretely text in class and they occasionally get wrapped up in Facebook or online chats with friends when the class is engaged in a class wide discussion. These examples are akin to what I’ve seen in my high school experience. And if these are the students who are going to be our future teachers soon, do we really expect radical shifts in how they treat and adapt technology in schools?
Scientists have completed a study that finds a clear link between rates of breastfeeding and the likelihood of developing Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, even when typical risk factors were taken into consideration.
Depression Alters Young Brains New York Times Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, researchers have found brain changes in preschool-age children with depression that are not apparent in their nondepressed peers.
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