Parenting

Many parents like to meddle in their children’s lives. Sometimes this can be beneficial, if the meddling is in the form of parental guidance or setting rules.  However, numerous studies have found that in Western countries, when parents are very controlling and dominating over their children, the children suffer psychologically. More

In the mid-90s, the Internet seemed like a dark place. Indeed, scientific studies from that time were documenting some real risks for teenagers, including fewer close friendships and more tenuous connections with family. It appeared that teens were sacrificing real relationships for superficial cyber-relationships with total strangers. Is this still More

The phrase “empty nest” can conjure up images of sad and lonely parents sitting at home, twiddling their thumbs, waiting for their children to call or visit. However, a new study, reported in the November issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that an More