Psychology & Psychiatry

How do children construct views of themselves?

How do children construct views of themselves and their place in the world? Children's social relationships turn out to be critical. For example, children develop higher self-esteem when their parents treat them warmly. But ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

So-called "bright girl effect" does not last into adulthood

The notion that young females limit their own progress based on what they believe about their intelligence—called the "bright girl effect"—does not persist into adulthood, according to new research from Case Western Reserve ...

Health

Resisting the seduction of a buffet

(HealthDay)—Whether at a party or a restaurant, don't let a buffet be your diet downfall. With certain strategies, you can enjoy a range of choices without going overboard and without experiencing any of the usual guilt.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Kids should pay more attention to mistakes, study suggests

Children who believe intelligence can grow pay more attention to and bounce back from their mistakes more effectively than kids who think intelligence is fixed, indicates a new study that measured the young participants' ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Thinking globally linked to optimism

As the world becomes increasingly global, people often respond one of two ways: They start to consider themselves part of the larger global community, or they strengthen their association with their smaller national or local ...

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