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2014-06-06 05:21:37

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that is characterized by symptoms such as an inability to focus on tasks, being overactive and several behavior control issues. It can manifest in just one symptom or a combination of all. The causes of ADHD are still not fully understood, but one thing is certain - the condition, which has seen a marked increase in percentage of diagnoses over the last decade, is not...

Breastfeeding Give Babies A Cognitive Boost For A Variety Of Reasons
2014-02-27 06:05:54

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the years, many studies have shown that breastfed children score higher on IQ tests, and perform better in school. None of those studies, however, has been able to show why this is true. Theories seeking to explain why this is true include the mother-baby bonding time, something in the milk itself, and some unseen attribute of mothers who breastfeed their babies. A new study from Brigham Young's sociologists, published in The...

2014-01-23 11:33:53

Children around the world who grow up in dangerous neighborhoods exhibit more aggressive behavior, says a new Duke University-led study that is the first to examine the topic across a wide range of countries. Many U.S. studies have described a link between dangerous neighborhoods and children's aggressive behavior. Authors of the new study wanted to determine whether the pattern held true in other cultures. To find out, researchers interviewed parents and children from 1,293 families in...

2013-12-30 23:21:17

Dr. Joanne Wendt, a psychologist practicing in San Diego, is providing tips to help parents raise successful, independent children. It's never too late to correct destructive habits that might be damaging to both kids and parents. San Diego, California (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Many parents enter the new year aware that their children are behaving badly but unsure what's causing this bad behavior and how to correct it. Dr. Joanne J Wendt is a licensed clinical psychologist,...

Study Finds Some Parents Are Happiest When Kids Come First
2013-11-01 13:03:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Are so-called “helicopter parents” or “tiger moms” benefiting from caring for their developing child? Or are they self-centered “Mommy Dearests” – pushing their child to make up for their own unhappiness? Despite whatever affect this parenting style might have on children, a new study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, has found parents who consider themselves child-centric do derive...

Harsh Verbal Discipline Harmful To Children
2013-09-04 14:00:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many parents would never think of physically disciplining their child due to evidence indicating that it has a negative effect on their psychological well-being, they may resort to verbal discipline such as shouting, cursing or using insulting language. However, these types of verbal discipline could be just as damaging, according to a new study from psychologists at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Education and the...

Throwing Out To Rule Book On Parenting
2013-09-04 05:06:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is no simple recipe for raising children, as any parent will tell you. Parents receive hefty doses of advice – often unsolicited – from others, however the advice generally fails to consider one critical factor: the child. A new literature review of dozens of studies, performed by Hebrew University of Jerusalem, used more than 14,600 pairs of twins to reveal that children's genetics significantly affect how they are parented....

2013-08-20 17:16:41

A study confirms that being a parent can be learned While children of all ages will be heading back to school in a few days, a new study from the Université de Montréal may encourage their parents to return to the classroom themselves ... at least for a few evenings! The results of a study in developmental psychology published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies show that the How-to Parenting Program improves the mental health of children. "Did you know that certain ways of...

2013-08-06 23:25:38

A recent study by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com indicates that child-rearing requires a combination of both love and firmness; focusing on just one creates an unhealthy balance. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Most parents will agree that setting boundaries and rules is important, but there is a delicate line parents must walk between being firm and being strict. Queendom’s study of 1,234 parents who took their Parenting Style Test reveals that healthy parent-child...

Parents Fulfill Broken Dreams Through Their Kids
2013-06-20 13:09:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study in the journal PLOS ONE has reached the same conclusion that many of us have intuited after watching the reality show “Toddlers and Tiaras": some parents see their children as a means for fulfilling their own unrealized ambitions or desires. "Right from the beginning of psychology, there have been theories that parents transfer their own broken dreams onto their children," said study co-author Brad Bushman, a professor of...


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