News tagged with parenting skills
(Medical Xpress)—New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) reveals why some children are badly affected by negative family conflicts while other children survive without significant problems.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that children hear more complex language from parents when they read a storybook with only pictures compared to a picture-vocabulary book. The findings appear in the latest ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Asperger's syndrome is disappearing as an official diagnosis, but people who live with its symptoms will continue to struggle.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that children hear more complex language from parents when they read a storybook with only pictures compared to a picture-vocabulary book. The findings ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioural or cognitive outcomes in childhood, suggests a new study published today (17 April) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When a young child has surgery, parents rely on doctors and nurses for advice on how to prepare and support children during the procedure and immediately afterwards. But once that child ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
If you started piano lessons in grade one, or played the recorder in kindergarten, thank your parents and teachers. Those lessons you dreaded – or loved – helped develop your brain. The younger you started music lessons, ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
New research at the University of Chicago and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that children begin to show signs of higher-level thinking skills as young as age 4 ½. Researchers have previously attributed ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Both children with persistent abdominal pain and their parents still benefit from a short social learning and cognitive behavioral therapy intervention a year later, according to a study published ...
Pediatrics Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Being a good partner may make you a better parent, according to a new study. The same set of skills that we tap to be caring toward our partners is what we use to nurture our children, researchers found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Fostering independence and life skills: For children with developmental disabilities, parenting style matters
(Medical Xpress)—Positive parenting can be particularly effective in helping young children with developmental disabilities become more independent and cooperative, a Brigham Young University study found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Parents typically are the biggest headaches for coaches in youth sports. These well-meaning adults may berate their child's performance, criticize sport-officials' decisions or yell instructions that contradict ...
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most parents like to believe that their children are more intelligent and insightful than the average person realizes. When it comes to concepts of fairness, they might be right, according to Harvard researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 14, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Involving children in extracurricular activities builds greater self-esteem and leadership skills. Children learn teamwork, do better in school, and stay healthier.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study published in the June 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that young children who have been investigated for maltreatment by child welfare agencies have a high ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0