A Key to Healthier Adult Diets: Healthier Baby Diets
Feeding babies the right healthy foods during a critical window of time may help set them up for better health as adults, emerging research suggests. As the federal government weighs the first-ever dietary guidelines for
Forget Halloween. Children Are Frightening Year-Round.
Some parents don’t need spooky stories or horror movies. The real terror already lives within the walls of their homes. To be clear, I’m talking about little children. Kids can be incredibly eerie. They seem
We Can Help Shape How Our Children Remember the Pandemic — and Foster Their Future Happiness
APS Member/Author: Daniel Willingham My kids won’t be in school full-time this fall, so, like most parents, I will be thinking about how to keep them occupied and content. But I’m also a memory researcher
Living in Deprived Neighborhoods May Hinder Reward Anticipation, Moderating Mental Health
Reduced access to rewards may influence brain development, contributing to the increased prevalence of mental health disorders in children living in economically impoverished environments.
Careers Up Close: Ananya Tiwari on How Education Can Deter Early Marriage in India
This PhD student studying educational psychology cofounded and runs an international nonprofit that works to enhance the educational outcomes of adolescent girls in India who may be prone to early marriage.
Children Will Wait to Impress Others—Another Twist on the Classic Marshmallow Test
When it comes to self-control, young children are better able to resist temptation and wait for greater rewards if they take into consideration the opinions of others. [September 9, 2020]