Although children can learn a great deal on their own, conversations with parents have a big influence on the content, recall and transfer of what they learn.
With the observed increase in pediatric obesity in recent years, a child’s family, particularly his parents, may influence eating behavior, diet, and physical activity through their parenting and food choices.
How do siblings describe the disorder of another sibling? By gaining more insight into this process, parents and counselors should be able to learn more about this information gap and the ways known to bridge it.
As the year comes to a close, the results are crystal clear. We have rounded up the top three most viewed blog posts of 2014 in psychology, neuromarketing, and autism research. Interested? Read on!
In the study about Rett syndrome discussed in this blog post, the researchers indicated that normal cooing and babbling were absent in the first two years of life.
In a recent study, Dr. Joanne Lee and colleagues from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada, investigated early mathematics learning during the first 3 years of life.
On this blog, we’ve dedicated a number of posts to recent projects on adolescence? Check out five examples below!
Catherine Haden and colleagues studied how effective a facilitated educational program in a children’s museum was for promoting conversations between caregiver and child and teaching the child about STEM subjects.
Fatherhood is a topic of high social relevance that attracts much public interest and therefore also the attention of scientists.
Some disorders cannot simply be diagnosed with a blood test or tissue-culture. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a good example; its diagnosis relies upon behavioral tests and questionnaires.