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Can Parents Make Their Kids Smarter?

Yesterday − Florida State University
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Reading bedtime stories, engaging in conversation and eating nightly dinners together are all positive ways in which parents interact with their children, but according to new research, none of these actions have any detectable influence on children's intelligence later in life. …
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Toddlers Copy Their Peers to Fit In, but Apes Don't
From the playground to the board room, people often follow, or conform, to the behavior of those around them as a way of fitting in. New research shows that…
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Children & Parents

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Chronic Stress

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Alcoholism
Mindfulness Protects Adults' Health from the Impacts of Childhood Adversity

1 months ago − Temple University
Adults who were abused or neglected as children are known to have poorer health, but adults who tend to focus on and accept their reactions to the present moment—or are mindful—report having better health, regardless of their childhood adversity. These findings, to be published in the October issue of Preventive Medicine, are based on the first study ever conducted to examine the relationship between childhood adversity, mindfulness, and health.…
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Learning

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Women's Studies, Gender
Sexual Fantasies: Are You Normal?

10 hours ago − University of Montreal
Hoping for sex with two women is common but fantasizing about golden showers is not. That's just one of the findings from a research project that scientifically defines sexual deviation for the first time ever. It was undertaken by researchers at Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal and Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal, affiliated with University of Montreal. Although many theories about deviant sexual fantasies incorporate the concept of…
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Conflict
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8 days ago − Society for Research in Child Development
The lives of adolescents at home and at school may seem quite separate, but recent research has highlighted important connections. Family conflict and problems at school tend to occur together on the same day and sometimes even spill over in both directions to the next day, with family conflict increasing the likelihood of problems at school and vice versa. Now a new study has found that conflicts at home…
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