News tagged with developmental psychology
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Parents of young children hope for a successful kindergarten experience that will set their youngsters on the right path of their educational journey. Some worry about their kids not adapting to the school environment, particularly ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children as young as three apparently can tell the difference between whining and when someone has good reason to be upset, and they will respond with sympathy usually only when it is truly deserved, according to new research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Children often use language differently than adults when referring to a person or thing, which can result in misleading testimony, according to a new Cornell study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Determining when a teenage brain becomes an adult brain is not an exact science but it's getting closer, according to an expert in adolescent developmental psychology, speaking at the American Psychological Association's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The ability of infants to recognize speech is more sophisticated than previously known, researchers in New York University's Department of Psychology have found. Their study, which appears in the journal Developmental Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Researchers have identified genetic markers that may influence whether a person finishes high school and goes on to college, according to a national longitudinal study of thousands of young Americans. The study is in the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Boys who reach sexual maturity more rapidly than their peers have more problems getting along with others their age and are at a higher risk for depression, according to a Cornell study published in Developmental Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An assistant professor at Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice is working to unlock the mysteries surrounding the role that genetics and environmental influences play on criminal and antisocial behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children showing difficulty carrying out routine actions, such as getting dressed, playing with particular types of games, drawing, copying from the board in school and even typing at the computer, could be suffering from ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 09, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Attentiveness in kindergarten accurately predicts the development of "work-oriented" skills in school children, according to a new study published by Dr. Linda Pagani, a professor and researcher at the University of Montreal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
"Stand by me" is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Although the genetic basis of autism is now well established, a growing body of research also suggests that environmental factors may play a role in this serious developmental disorder affecting nearly one in 100 children. ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Adults who participated in a high quality early childhood education program in the 1970s are still benefiting from their early experiences in a variety of ways, according to a new study.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Babies don't learn to talk just from hearing sounds. New research suggests they're lip-readers too.
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Teaching young children with autism to imitate others may improve a broader range of social skills, according to a new study by a Michigan State University scholar.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3