Handling a poorly timed tantrum from a toddler—such as in the middle of the grocery store—is never an easy task. It could serve as a teachable moment for a mom to help her child learn to manage his own emotions. After ...
Women who breastfeed their children longer exhibit more maternal sensitivity well past the infant and toddler years, according to a 10-year longitudinal study published by the American Psychological Association.
According to a recent study, parental support for the autonomy of young people promotes the well-being of the latter in all major educational transitions: from primary to lower secondary school, from basic education to upper ...
A new Iowa State University study is one of the first to demonstrate the consequences of allowing children to have a TV or video game system in their bedroom.
Some children are more susceptible to changes than others. They carry the relationship with their parents to school with them. Genetics can help explain why.
Live fast and die young—it's a popular saying that could ring a little truer than is comfortable, according to a recent University of Michigan Study.
Past research has indicated that physical punishment, such as spanking, has negative consequences on child development. However, most research studies have examined short-term associations—less than one year—between discipline ...
Lack of diversity in psychological research is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, according to an Australian academic.
What is it about a father that affects his teenage daughter's likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behavior?
(HealthDay)—The best gift you can give a stressed or depressed partner this Valentine's Day is extra love and support, researchers say.