News tagged with parents
Study finds children with low self-esteem are often praised for personal qualities instead of efforts
(Medical Xpress)—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 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (14) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A new Swedish study suggests that parents who want to protect their infants from developing allergies should try a simple approach to introducing their children to the wide world of microbes: ...
Immunology May 06, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Social practices and cultural beliefs of modern life are preventing healthy brain and emotional development in children, according to an interdisciplinary body of research presented recently ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 07, 2013 | 3.6 / 5 (11) | 3 |
Parents with social anxiety disorder are more likely than parents with other forms of anxiety to engage in behaviors that put their children at high risk for developing angst of their own, according to a small study of parent-child ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 01, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Both daughters and sons from divorced families are significantly more likely to initiate smoking in comparison to their peers from intact families, shows a new analysis of 19,000 Americans.
Health Mar 14, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1
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 |
Our brains are better at hearing new and approaching sounds than detecting when a sound disappears, according to a study published today funded by the Wellcome Trust. The findings could explain why parents often fail to notice ...
Neuroscience Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—High-risk children adopted from foster care do equally well when placed with gay, lesbian or heterosexual parents, UCLA psychologists report in the first multi-year study of children adopted by these three ...
Health Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(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
(HealthDay) -- People born in the fall, from September to November, are significantly more likely to reach 100 years of age compared with those born in March, according to a study published in the Journal of ...
Health Jul 13, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—The findings are part of a study on the effects of distractors on children with ADHD. A team of researchers, led by FIU Center for Children and Families Director William E. Pelham Jr., ...
Attention deficit disorders Nov 05, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 2
(HealthDay)—When the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were identified as two brothers—one of them a teenager—many parents wondered, "Who raised these boys?" Mental health experts say it's normal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 2.8 / 5 (5) | 1
Parents get physical with their misbehaving children in public much more than they show in laboratory experiments and acknowledge in surveys, according to one of the first real-world studies of caregiver discipline.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Closer sleeping proximity between fathers and children is associated with a greater decrease in the father's testosterone level, with possible implications for parenting behavior. The full report is published Sep. 5 in the ...
Medical research Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A parent is a mother or father; one who sires or gives birth to and/or nurtures and raises an offspring. The different roles of parents vary throughout the tree of life, and are especially complex in human culture.
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