Category Archives: Parenting

How Are Children and Teens Learning About Coronavirus?

Children and teens learn much about their world from screen-based media, and that is where they are learning about coronavirus. They may be actively watching television, searching the internet or social media, or overhearing their parent’s radio on the drive … Continue reading

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The Impact of Parent–Child Interaction on Brain Structures

There is a vast amount of evidence from psychological studies that the amount of parent-child interaction affects the development of children’s verbal skills and knowledge. However, despite the vast amount of literature, brain structural development associated with the amount of parent-child interaction … Continue reading

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Parental and social factors in relation to child psychopathology, behavior, and cognitive function

Parental and social factors have a long-term impact on the neurodevelopment of offspring but tend to highly covary with each other. Thus, it is difficult to parse out which parental and social factor contributes most to neurodevelopmental outcomes. This study … Continue reading

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The relationship between parenting styles and emotional intelligence of children

This study aimed at investigating the relationship between the parenting styles and emotional intelligence of a sample of kindergarten children in Zarqa II Governorate, Jordan. To achieve this objective, two measures were utilized, namely, the emotional intelligence scale of the … Continue reading

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The Danish Way of Parenting: What the Happiest People in the World Know About Raising Confident, Capable Kids

What makes Denmark the happiest country in the world–and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year after year? This upbeat and practical book presents six essential principles, which spell out P-A-R-E-N-T: Play is essential for development and … Continue reading

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Relations between Parenting and Adolescents’ Academic Functioning

We investigated whether and how adolescents’ perceived parental psychological control and autonomy support influence their maladaptive academic functioning through their achievement goal orientations. Participants were 845 tenth-grade students (447 boys, Mage = 15.20 ± 0.54 years; 398 girls, Mage = … Continue reading

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La crisis del patriarcado – el hombre está más perdido que la mujer

Una conversación   con el psicólogo Francisco Peñarrubia sobre la relación entre padres e hijos, las figuras de autoridad (o su ausencia) y la siempre difícil búsqueda de la felicidad. El modelo patriarcal ha hecho muy infelices tanto a hombres … Continue reading

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How Working Parents Can Manage the Demands of Kids

For working parents with school-age children, this time of year is especially chaotic. The season brings end-of-the-school-year projects, state testing, report cards, parent-teacher conferences, the transition to 10 long weeks of child care arrangements, the awkwardness of explaining to colleagues … Continue reading

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Understanding parallels of human and animal Parenting can benefit generations to come

Strong evidence now shows that human and animal parenting share many nervous system mechanisms. This is the conclusion of Yerkes National Primate Research Center researchers Larry Young, Ph.D., and James Rilling, Ph.D., in their review article about the biology of … Continue reading

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Human Parent-Child Relationships from an Evolutionary Perspective

In this article, a proximate conception of parental investment for humans is developed. Parenting investment is introduced as a part of life histories, specifying the optimization of reproductive success in terms of inclusive fitness. Contextual, parental, and children’s characteristics that … Continue reading

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