Psychology & Psychiatry

Six things you should do when reading with your kids

There is magic in stories. We all remember hearing them as children, and we loved them. Imaginary adventures set in faraway places. Tales about how the dishwasher isn't working. It doesn't matter! Whether made up by parents ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why do some children read more?

A new study of more than 11,000 7-year-old twins found that how well children read determines how much they read, not vice versa. Furthermore, the authors of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry study found that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to detect the risk of dyslexia before learning to read

Almost 10 percent of the world's population suffers dyslexia. Establishing an early diagnosis would allow the development of training programs to palliate this disorder. This goal could be closer after a study carried out ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research suggests that Phonics is the best way to teach reading

Research published today in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General has shown that learning to read by sounding out words (a teaching method known as phonics) has a dramatic impact on the accuracy of reading aloud ...

Health

Sedentary lifestyle may impair academic performance in boys

A sedentary lifestyle is linked to poorer reading skills in the first three school years in 6-8 year old boys, according to a new study from Finland. The study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland in collaboration ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Omega-3 and Omega-6 supplement improves reading for children

Supplement of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may improve reading skills of mainstream schoolchildren, according to a new study from Sahlgrenska Academy, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Children with attention problems, ...

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