Parenting

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Sleep Quality and Parenting Related to Children’s Executive Function

Different fields of study, even within the discipline of psychological science, have a tendency to be fragmented, which can hinder our understanding of complex processes such as human development. Research suggests that understanding children’s developmental well-being in particular requires an integrated awareness of how social relationships, biology, and cognition interact. More

Help Children Form Good Study Habits

The New York Times: When it comes to helping with homework, education and psychology research suggests that it all depends on how parents become involved. What is essential is that parents focus on supporting students’ motivation. Parent help can backfire when it involves providing instruction on homework content. In contrast, parents will support More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Maternal Buffering of Human Amygdala-Prefrontal Circuitry During Childhood but Not During Adolescence Dylan G. Gee, Laurel Gabard-Durnam, Eva H. Telzer, Kathryn L. Humphreys, Bonnie Goff, Mor Shapiro, Jessica Flannery, Daniel S. Lumian, Dominic S. Fareri, Christina Caldera, and Nim Tottenham Primary caregivers More