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Little Authoritarians: The Closing of Young Minds

John Dean, former Nixon crony, White House lawyer and Watergate co-conspirator, turned on the Republican Party a few years ago. The reason for his turnabout, he writes in his book […]... More>


For Kids With Low Self-Esteem, Excessive Praise Has Unintended Consequences


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Eleanor Maccoby Talks Developmental Psychology, Gender Studies

APS William James Fellow Eleanor Maccoby recently spoke about her work in developmental psychology and gender studies with APS Past President Kay Deaux. ... More>


Parents: beware praise inflation


Why baby talk is good for your baby