Social Interaction

La Stampa: Accarezzare gentilmente un neonato è importante anche per il suo sviluppo sociale e fisiologico. Lo hanno scoperto alcuni scienziati del Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences di Leipzig, Germania. A quanto si legge sulla rivista Psychological Science, i risultati di questa ricerca forniscono prove fisiologiche More

Michael Roche and his coauthors studied social processes and how they play out in daily life. In their study, college students with a high-dependency or a low-dependency personality reported how agentic (dominant vs. submissive) and communally (friendly vs. unfriendly) they behaved towards others, and how agentic and communally others behaved More

Verbal interactions between parents and children create a social feedback loop important for language development, according to research forthcoming in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. That loop appears to be experienced less frequently and is diminished in strength in interactions with autistic children. “This loop More