MIT researcher Deb Roy talks about how he wired his house with video camera to better understand how his infant son learned to speak.
Researcher finds link between parenting styles and workplace behaviors Source: University of Alabama, Culverhouse College of Commerce If you're having problems at work, there's a chance that your parents might share some of the blame, claims Dr. Peter Harms, a University of Alabama researcher. "It seems cliché, but, once again, we end up blaming [...]
A study that tracked hundreds of children from kindergarten through high school found that chronic or increasing levels of bullying were related to lower academic achievement, a dislike of school and low confidence by students in their own academic abilities, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. While pop culture often [...]
Preschool-aged children who demonstrate fearless behavior also reveal less empathy and more aggression towards their peers. This has been shown in a new study that was carried out at the University of Haifa's Faculty of Education. "The results of this study show that fearless behavior in children can be identified and is related to [...]
Forgiveness can be a powerful means to healing, but it does not come naturally for both sexes. Men have a harder time forgiving than women do, according to Case Western Reserve University psychologist Julie Juola Exline. But that can change if men develop empathy toward an offender by seeing they may also be capable of [...]
A key ingredient to improving couples' marriages might just be gratitude, according to new University of Georgia research. The study was recently published in the journal Personal Relationships. "We found that feeling appreciated and believing that your spouse values you directly influences how you feel about your marriage, how committed you are to [...]
As America continues to adopt more children internationally than any other country, hundreds of thousands of children in the U.S. - most of whom are children of color - sit in foster care awaiting adoption. Though some Americans express a desire to adopt non-white children, even they have limitations when it comes to adopting children [...]
If you're having problems at work, there's a chance that your parents might share some of the blame, claims Dr. Peter Harms, a University of Alabama researcher. "It seems cliché, but, once again, we end up blaming mom for everything in life," said Harms while laughing. "It really is about both parents, but because [...]
Self-esteem effects so much more than just a child’s personality. Self-esteem is one of those cyclical things. With great self-esteem tends to come confidence in their school work. With confidence in their work comes good grades. With good grades comes… high self-esteem! It is a magical thing. It can be a painful thing to watch if your little one is not as self-confident as they should be, and it can have some pretty negative consequences. So what can you do to boost their confidence?