Family Size may affect Cognitive Functioning Later in Life

Family Size may affect Cognitive Functioning Later in Life

A recent study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, the Robert Butler Columbia Aging Center, and Université Paris-Dauphine — PSL discovered that having…
When Spanking is Prohibited, Physical Abuse becomes Less Prevalent

When Spanking is Prohibited, Physical Abuse becomes Less Prevalent

According to University of Michigan studies, when parents use spanking as a behavior deterrent, their children are more likely to become victims of physical abuse.…
Some Symptoms of Autism Spectrum disease are Linked to Astrocytes

Some Symptoms of Autism Spectrum disease are Linked to Astrocytes

Autism is one of the pervasive developmental diseases (PDD). These disorders are distinguished by three fundamental deficits: impaired communication, impaired reciprocal social interaction, and confined,…
How Alcohol Cravings become more Intense during Withdrawal

How Alcohol Cravings become more Intense during Withdrawal

If you have been drinking heavily for weeks, months, or years, you may experience both mental and physical problems when you stop or significantly reduce…
Researchers are looking into the link between Motivation Loss and Alzheimer’s Disease Development

Researchers are looking into the link between Motivation Loss and Alzheimer’s Disease Development

Dementia patients are more likely to acquire apathy as their condition worsens. Learn about the symptoms and causes of apathy, as well as various treatments…
Abuse and Neglect of Children is related to Early Death in Adulthood

Abuse and Neglect of Children is related to Early Death in Adulthood

Childhood emotional neglect occurs when parents or caregivers fail to respond to their child’s emotional needs. This form of neglect can have long-term as well…
The Wording of Vaccine Announcements has an Impact on Behavior

The Wording of Vaccine Announcements has an Impact on Behavior

Vaccine selection is complicated and context-dependent. While getting vaccinated may appear to be a straightforward act, there are numerous barriers and variables that influence vaccination…
Reading can aid at-risk Children Benefit Resilience

Reading can aid at-risk Children Benefit Resilience

According to new research from, reading aloud can triple a child’s resilience in school, especially for at-risk children. According to research from the University of…
Child Brain Activity is Shaped by Maternal Socialization, not Biology

Child Brain Activity is Shaped by Maternal Socialization, not Biology

The extraordinary developmental processes by which a microscopic assembly of embryonic neural cells gives rise to the human brain—the most complex physical object in the…
Sharing Memories helps Children to Achieve a Higher Sense of Well-being

Sharing Memories helps Children to Achieve a Higher Sense of Well-being

Researchers discovered that toddlers whose moms received specific coaching in talking about memories had higher levels of well-being. The findings were reported in the journal…
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