…I want one too.
Kids really shouldn’t be drinking… really.
Two-thirds of Nso children have enough restraint to pass a test that predicts success later in life.
Stress — it’s never good for you. But sometimes, it’s worse.
There is so much more we can do.
Knowing what it’s not brings us one step closer to understanding what it is.
Immunization is important.
When preschoolers hang out with each other, they tend to borrow each other’s personalities, a new study has found.
Don’t skip on meals!
Because no one wants to feed and wash their siblings.
Parents tell their children that ‘lying is bad’ but not everyone takes their word for it.
Children judge a book by its cover.
Researchers found a positive association between the amount of time spent playing video games and children’s mental health as well as their mental and social aptitudes.
Is the American dream over?
Loyalty is a complex emotion, and paradoxical at times. For many loyalty is intrinsically link to identity, since our loyalty and allegiance to our nationality, families and friends or lack thereof defines us as persons. Psychologists have been studying the interplay of social injustice, righteous anger and group allegiance of many years (marketers especially love these kinds of studies). Loyal persons are seen by others as nicer and more trustworthy. But how early in life do we actually see group loyalty develop? As early as age four, a new research suggests.
The fast rise of childhood and adolescent obesity in the US should be one of the government’s biggest concern. One in three American kids are classed as obese. But while there’s much the government can do, like improve food served at cafeterias or crack down on abusive junk food advertising targeted for kids, the biggest responsibility lies with the parents.
Several cultural beliefs and modern social practices may hinder children’s mental, moral and emotional development, finds a study by an interdisciplinary body of research presented recently at a symposium at the University of Notre Dame.
Homes cleaned at least once a week with bleach might provide an environment that puts children at a higher risk of catching viral infections. The observational study suggests the modest, yet significant higher risk of infection may be due to a suppression of the immune system. Also, it might very well be due to the irritant properties of volatile or airborne compounds generated during the cleaning process that can damage the lining of lung cells, sparking inflammation and making it easier for infections to take hold.
A typical school cafeteria serving contains fried food stuff like nuggets, mashed potatoes or peas. Kids’ nutritional uptake and diet could be a lot better, as proven elsewhere by schools all around the world. Sweetgreen, a restaurant the values local and organic produce, recently published on its Tumblr an amazing photo journal detailing what a typical cafeteria serving looks like in countries like South Korea, Brazil or Italy.
You often hear people complaining that kids don’t play outside anymore – instead just hanging in the house all day long, playing on the computer (tablet/xbox/whatever). This is a pretty big problem, because there is a myriad of advantages to playing outside; this study has added yet another advantage to that list: playing outside reduces the risk of myopia in