Psychology & Psychiatry

Sharing voluntarily makes young kids happy

If humans are primarily motivated by self-interest, as traditional economic theory claims, why do we sometimes perform acts of generosity that don't yield us any material benefits? Indeed, such altruistic behavior may sometimes ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Active children more likely to argue

(Medical Xpress) -- Preschool children who are more physically active are more likely to show behavioural problems, a study has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The (decreasingly) rough-and-tumble world of childhood

Young children generally get more physically aggressive between the ages of 1½ and 3½, but that usually diminishes as they get older and go to school, a new Université de Montréal study shows.

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