It is not uncommon to see children starting to cry at the very mention of visiting a dentist. According to a new study, the fear of visiting a dentist may have been passed on to the child by the family members and the study analyzes the different roles that mothers and fathers might play in such kind of an emotional transmission. The study conducted by scientists at the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid emphasizes on the significant role played by parents in the transmission of dentist fear in their family.
A study by researchers from University of Georgia has found that children who complain of chest pain could have psychological factors affecting them. The university psychologists have discovered that children who are diagnosed with a noncardiac chest pain have higher levels of anxiety and depression than those who are diagnosed with innocent heart murmurs-the noise of normal turbulent blood flow in a structurally normal heart, Medical Xpress reported.
A new study suggests that children who learn to swim at a young age are smarter and more skilled than others. A research by scientists from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research, which surveyed parents of 7000 children from Australia, New Zealand and the US revealed the findings. The children in the study were all below five years of age and the study lasted for a span of three years.
A new study has revealed that music may have similar effects as medication for children with ADHD. The study, led by FIU Center for Children and Families Director William E. Pelham Jr., aimed at examining how distractions such as music and television affect children with ADHD.
Psychologist Jonas Bjärehed concludes in his study, that in order not to over-interpret the behavior in teenagers, one needs knowledge. Bjärehed recently presented his thesis at Lund University in Sweden. For the study, Jonas Bjärehed and his supervisor Lars Gunnar Lund surveyed 1,000 young people and found that four out of 10 young people had at least once hurt themselves intentionally. When the researchers broke down the data further, they found that it is only a small minority of youngsters who self-harm on a regular basis. This can be compared to self-harm in adults with mental health issues.
A new study suggests that even children as young as 5-year-olds are pretty selfish, but would show a generous behavior, if they know their actions are being watched.
According to Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, bullying among children is defined as repeated, negative acts committed by one or more children against another.
A new study suggests that infants are more likely to understand and respond to words spoken in a local dialect than those used by their parents or spoken at home. Through a study at Plymouth University, psychologists reveal that toddlers are more receptive to accents spoken regionally, like the ones spoken in nurseries and playgroups, even if it is very different from the accents in which family members communicate at home. While the researchers said that these results were expected, it is a good sign as far as preservation of linguistic diversity in the future generations is concerned.
A new study suggests that children who suffer brain injuries are more likely to grow up to be criminals.
A new study suggests that men, who were diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as children, seemed to perform significantly bad in educational, occupational, economic and social front.
Having a nightmare is certainly not a good experience- neither for an adult, nor for a child. A nightmare can get us extremely scared or worried while asleep and make us wake up wake up in the middle of the night.
Want your child to grow up happy and be socially adjusted? Bond well with them during their infancy, says a new study. The study by researchers from University of Iowa has found that if children have an intimate relationship with a parent during their infancy period, they grow up to be less troubled, aggressive or experience other emotional and behavioral problems.
With the ever-growing popularity of networking sites among younger and younger kids, parents are concerned about the safety of their children.
How your child performs in academics may have more to do with your skills as a parent than the quality of the school that your child goes to. A new study suggests that parental involvement is more important for academic achievements, than the school itself.
The next time you see your child glued to the television, you may want to switch that idiot box off. A new study suggests that parents need to be much more alert and conscious about cutting down the number of hours they allow their children to watch TV.