Child Development

Preschoolers Can Reflect on What They Don’t Know

Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments. The study findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Previously, developmental researchers assumed that preschoolers did not introspect much More

Menacer des enfants à travers des histoires est peu efficace (Threatening stories for kids about lying don’t work)

Le Monde: Mentir, c’est mal. Combien de fois a-t-on entendu ce refrain dans notre enfance ? Illustré, souvent, par un conte aux personnages hauts en couleur avec, à la fin, l’inéluctable morale, qui récompense les “gentils” et punit les “méchants”. L’objectif : montrer de manière ludique ce qui est bien More

Bimbi con tempo meno strutturato più in grado di raggiungere obiettivi (Children with Less Time Structure are More Likely to Reach Goals)

La Stampa: I bambini che trascorrono il proprio tempo in maniera meno strutturata, dal giocare all’aria aperta da soli al leggere libri fino al visitare uno zoo, saranno più in grado di raggiungere i propri obiettivi, secondo un nuovo studio della University of Colorado pubblicato su Frontiers in Psychology. Al contrario More