Parents’ pandemic depression boosted kids’ anxiety

Two of five parents met the criteria for major depression during the early days of the pandemic. That affected their kids' anxiety and home schooling.

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
yesterday ~4 min

Family-based approach eases ADHD behaviors in kids

The family-centered Nurtured Heart Approach for the treatment of ADHD showed positive results in reducing impulsive behaviors in kids with the condition.

U. Arizona • futurity
March 2, 2021 ~6 min

Pandemic pushed many moms out of the workforce

New research documents how the COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting loss of in-person education for kids, has sidelined mothers from the workforce.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
March 2, 2021 ~10 min

Pandemic pushed many moms out of the workforce

New research documents how the COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting loss of in-person education for kids, has sidelined mothers from the workforce.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
March 2, 2021 ~10 min

COVID-19 adds to worries for parents of kids with cancer

COVID-19 has added worry and strain to already-burdened parents and caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer.

Sarah Avery-Duke • futurity
Feb. 24, 2021 ~6 min

Spanking kids is as bad as abuse for future trauma risk

Spanking has similar effects on children's risk for future trauma as abuse, neglect, and family dysfunction, a new study shows.

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
Feb. 12, 2021 ~3 min

Why your kids know when you’re trying to put on a brave face

Rather than putting on a 'brave face', parents might be better putting on a 'brave voice' to conceal their emotions.

Paddy Ross, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Durham University • conversation
Feb. 2, 2021 ~6 min

Telling kids why they were wrong can backfire

What's the best way to discipline kids? New research finds that verbal reasoning, explaining why what kids did was wrong, can have unintended consequences.

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
Feb. 1, 2021 ~4 min

Telling kids why they were wrong can backfire

What's the best way to discipline kids? New research finds that verbal reasoning, explaining why what kids did was wrong, can have unintended consequences.

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
Feb. 1, 2021 ~4 min

Touchscreens may make toddlers more distractible – new three-year study

Young children may find it harder to control their attention if they use touchscreens regularly.

Tim J. Smith, Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London • conversation
Feb. 1, 2021 ~7 min

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