The Science behind Technology Addiction

This article talks about how games make use of certain psychological aspects that keep children addicted to their phones.

Oct 25

Categories: Addictions, Child Development


The Effects of different Parenting Styles

This article identifies various common parenting styles and how supportive rejection can be beneficial to a child’s growth.

Oct 23

Categories: Child Development, Parenting, Positive Psychology


The Role of Social Others in Learning

New research has highlighted the importance of social interaction in learning, even amongst infants as young as 9-months-old. Results showed that when infants were paired with another infant, they are more likely to learn than when they were alone.

Oct 20

Categories: Child Development


How to deal with your Child's tendency to Lie?

This article talks about how parents should act when their child lies. Parents are encouraged to first understand their child’s reason behind telling the lie before proceeding to discuss the consequences.

Oct 16

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Parenting


The Relationship between Materialism and Gratitude

The trait of materialism has been associated with a variety of mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety; hence, parents should naturally be concerned about the potential development of materialism in their child. A recent study showed ...

Oct 15

Categories: Child Development, Compulsive Spending / Shopping, Parenting


Identifying Child Sexual Abuse

This article talks about ways to identify victims who have been sexually abused and the implications which follow.

Oct 12

Categories: Child Development, Sexual Abuse


Education facilitates better Decision-Making skills

Education processes can be altered to improve one’s ability to make decisions regarding economic issues.

Oct 9

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child Development, Health ...


Narcissism VS Self-Esteem

There is often a misconception between the term ‘Self-esteem’ and ‘Narcissism’. Many often think that having high self-esteem makes one narcissistic or rather, having high self-esteem means being narcissistic. The truth is from as young as a ...

Sep 28

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Parenting, ...


ADHD drugs worsen health

Contrary to popular beliefs, studies have proven that drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are ineffective in bettering one’s cognitive functioning and can instead harm certain functioning abilities.

Sep 20

Categories: Adult psychological development, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity ...


Kindness over Winning

In our highly competitive society today, people often aim to be the best. This article talks about how children gradually learn to appreciate kindness over unfair and hostile winning.

Sep 14

Categories: Child Development


Expectations vs Outcome

Do outcomes eventually match our expectations? Some people say that we should not expect too much because then it is easier to be disappointed. However, recent studies have demonstrated that expectations may very well translate to the corresponding ...

Sep 12

Categories: Child Development, Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, ...


Significance of our Childhood

This article explains how childhood experiences are more valuable than we think as they contribute to a huge part of who we are today.

Sep 11

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...


Ambivalence during childhood

Ambivalence can affect a teen’s state of mind during growth process. Ambivalence is having a mixed feeling and being inconsistent in behavior and decisions, it can cause conflict and confusion in the mind. This article explains how Ambivalence can ...

Sep 6

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child and/or Adolescent ...


Parents’ health conditions are related to ADHD in children

Parents who smoke and diagnosed with depression are linked to the probability of their child having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Aug 31

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...


Parents’ behaviour influences child’s weight

Children who face difficulties controlling their emotions and behaviors were found to have lower BMIs if their parents played with them and helped them clean up. Children who receive help from their parents in controlling their emotions and behavior ...

Aug 28

Categories: Child Development, Health Psychology, Parenting