Even though federal guidelines tell teenagers should sleep as long as they feel they need to, it was found that seven-hour sleeping 16-18 year olds do better academically than their nine-hour counterparts.
Preschools help children prepare for the rigors of grade school-especially children who come from a minority family, a poor family, or whose parents don't provide high-quality interactions.
Young infants between 6 months and 9 months already know many common words.
“That’s not fair!” It’s a common playground complaint. But how early do children acquire this sense of fairness?
Envision this: Urban teenage girls embracing a future dominated by personal success. Ruby Taylor, an entrepreneur, author, and social worker based in Lancaster, Pa., says it can happen
As one of the leading training organisations in the UK in the field of counselling, psychotherapy and supervision, the Metanoia Institute is now drawing on this knowledge of effective practice to create a child psychotherapy conversion course that is rich in content and depth, yet based in the realities of the demands of the world of employment and organisations.
Cleanan Press has made three important books about child sexual abuse by psychologist Dr. Lynn Daugherty available on iTunes. - January 22, 2012 - Cleanan Press, Inc.
A traditional view of human social development says a person's early relationship with his mother defines his relationships in his later years.
Infants and toddlers can suffer serious mental health disorders,
Teens blogging about social problems, engaging with online community showed significant improvement, according to new research
Special needs mom and behavioral management specialist creates new app that focuses on the root causes of child social challenges and calls for new alternatives to discipline and contingency management models for Apsperger's syndrome, ADD, and neurotypical kids.
Two vital parts of mentally organizing the world are classification, or the understanding that similar things belong in the same category; and induction, an educated guess about a thing’s properties if it’s in a certain category. There are reasons to believe that language greatly assists adults in both kinds of tasks. But how do young children use language to make sense of the things around them? It’s a longstanding debate among psychologists.
As a fetus grows, it’s constantly getting messages from its mother. It’s not just hearing her heartbeat and whatever music she might play to her belly;
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.