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


Video game helps enhance empathy in children

A video game is specially created to find out if video games can increase empathy in children and how learning the respective skills can affect brain activity. The video game is called “Crystals of Kaydor”. It is about a space-explorer robot ...

Aug 16

Categories: Child Development, Emotional Intelligence, Empathy


What is Normal and What is Disorder

How do you know when your child is displaying symptoms of psychological distress, and when is it just simply "growing pains"?

Aug 15

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


Early stress is linked to brain maturation

A longitudinal study that lasted for 20 years was carried out by Radboud University regarding brain maturation. The researchers found that early exposure to stress leads to accelerated brain maturation during adolescence, and late exposure to stress ...

Jun 18

Categories: Child Development, Stress Management


Autistic Kids Twice as Likely to Suffer from Food Allergies

A new study finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to suffer from a food allergy than children who do not have ASD.

Jun 12

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child ...


Maternal Depressive Emotion Associated With Children's Sleep Problems

Maternal depressive mood during the prenatal and postnatal periods is related to child sleep disturbances, according to recent pilot data from a longitudinal cohort study in kindergarten children.

Jun 7

Categories: Child Development, Depression

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