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Psychology | Parenting and Kids

When Do Children Start Making Long-Term Memories?

Dima Amso, an associate professor in the department of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences at Brown University, answers

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How Parents Can (and Should) Utilize Principles of Play Therapy

The goals of play therapy easily translate into the goals of parenting: a good mix of responsiveness and nurturance, clear communication and firm boundaries

Family & Parenting | Family & Parenting

The Smart Way to Argue With Your Young Teen - WSJ

Disagreements are a sign of growing maturity, but parents need to walk a fine line to maintain their authority without getting tuned out.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Three Developmental Charts: Erikson, Kohlberg, and Piaget

As a follow-up to my blog posts in the Guide Your Child’s Intellectual Development series, I’ve laid out three developmental charts capturing Erik Erikso...

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Can Attachment Theory Explain Our Relationships?

The most important parenting you’ll ever do happens before your child turns one — and may affect her for the rest of her life. One mother’s journey through the science of attachment.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Moving as a child can change who you are as an adult

Researchers have figured out the true impact of moving -- and it's pretty bad.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Seeing the benefits of failure shapes kids' beliefs about intelligence

Parents' beliefs about whether failure is a good or a bad thing guide how their children think about their own intelligence, according to new research. The research indicates that it's parents' responses to failure, and not their beliefs about intelligenc

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Gap Year May Have Benefits Long After College

In “There Is Life After College,” Jeffrey Selingo explores how the post-college experience doesn’t look much like the journey we ourselves took a generation ago, and how a gap year can help.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Young Mice, Like Children, Can Grow Up Too Fast

We often act as if children should grow up as quickly as possible, says Alison Gopnik. But a full childhood is necessary, new research about young mice shows.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Phew! It's Normal. An Age by Age Guide for What to Expect From Kids & Teens - And What They Need From Us

Being a kid or a teen is not for lightweights - it's tough out there! There are important things that need to be done, that only they can do. The nature of these jobs depends on the developmental stage they are at.