Praising Children for Their Personal Qualities May Backfire

Praising children, especially those with low self-esteem, for their personal qualities rather than their efforts may make them feel more ashamed when they fail, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. “This ...

Mar 4

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New studies link gene to selfish behavior in kids, find other ...

Most parents would agree that raising a generous child is an admirable goal — but how, exactly, is that accomplished? New results from the University of Notre Dame’s Science of Generosity initiative, which funds generosity research around the ...

Mar 1

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To This Day Project

This is a beautifully made inspirational video made to highlight the issues of Bullying from young.

Feb 23

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

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Excessive TV in childhood linked to long-term antisocial behaviour

Children and adolescents who watch a lot of television are more likely to manifest antisocial and criminal behaviour when they become adults, according to a new University of Otago, New Zealand, study published online in the US journal ...

Feb 19

Categories: Antisocial personality, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child ...

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Differential parenting found to affect whole family

Parents act differently with different children—for example, being more positive with one child and more negative with another. A new longitudinal study has found that this behavior negatively affects not only the child who receives more negative ...

Feb 18

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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Support needed for children losing parent at early age

A study exploring the impact of early parental death has revealed the long-term damage and suffering that can be experienced by individuals in adult life if appropriate levels of support are not provided at the time of bereavement. The new research, ...

Feb 9

Categories: Child Development

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Baby Smiles Provide Clues to Healthy Development

Feb 7

Categories: Child Development

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