Three-month-old babies cannot understand words and are just learning to roll over, yet they are already capable of learning abstract relations. In a new study, Northwestern University researchers show for the first time that 3-month-old infants can learn same and different relations.
Parents say no a lot. It’s a reflex response, and often instinctual. For a child, hearing the word no too often does have a lasting effect on them.
Pense bem antes de mandar seu filho pensar sobre um erro que ele cometeu. Você acha mesmo que ele está preparado para isso?
Castigo: pena ou puniçao que se inflige a pessoa ou animal.
Pensar: submeter ao processo de raciocínio lógico; ter atividade psíquica consciente e organizada; exercer a capacidade de julgamento, deduçao ou concepçao; refletir sobre, ponderar, pesar.
Então, vamos pensar juntas. Você vê alguma relação possível entre o substantivo o verbo descritos acima pelo dicionário? Enquanto o castigo representa um ato de repreesão, portanto, algo que não é bem-vindo (afinal, ninguém quer ficar de castigo), o pensar indica uma atitude enriquecedora, profunda, madura e reveladora. Não é assim? Mais aí vêm as supernannies (as superbabás que acham que detêm as chaves secretas da educação com seus manuais e decretam “quando seu filho fizer algo errado, coloque-o no cantinho do castigo para pensar.” Ok, pensemos nós que somos adultas:
During pregnancy, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and inundated with information and well-intentioned advice. When working with nutrition clients who are trying to conceive or navigating that first-trimester emotional roller coaster, I help them to stay calm and cut through the mixed messages and those anecdotal (and often unhelpful) tips that come from a good place but can be frustrating.
What is DHA?
Our unresolved, unacknowledged feelings can lead us into anxiety, arguments and worse. Some educators believe it’s time to give our kids emotional instruction along with their ABCs.
Who taught you how to identify and manage your emotions, how to recognize them when they arose and navigate your way through them? For many adults, the answer is: No one. You hacked your way through those confusing thickets on your own. Although navigating our inner landscape was not something that was taught to us in school, it should be, contend a number of researchers. They believe emotional skills should rank as high in importance in children’s educations as math, reading, history and science.
Scientists have finally figured out what younger siblings do, other than demand attention.
Child abuse is one of the toughest, most gut-wrenching things to talk about. The word ‘cruel’ doesn’t begin to describe the mentality necessary to inflict harm on an innocent child.
Yet, discussing the psychological ramifications of child abuse is an absolute must. This is particularly true in a society that insists we “pick ourselves up by our bootstraps” and simply “move on.” Many adults’ pleas have fallen on deaf ears, as mental health benefits in health care plans continue to decrease across both the private and public sectors.
So, we’re doing our own small part. In this article, we’re going to discuss how child abuse affects brain wiring into adulthood. Please share this article and help get the word out if you believe the information contained within will do some good. (Thank you!)
If you needed to lose weight, what would be most motivating?
You’ve put some pounds. I’m not buying you any more clothes until you lose weight.
Let’s take a walk after dinner.
I’ll let you make the salad.
I love you just the way you are, exactly as you are.
A new study finds caffeine may protect the lungs from damage caused by prolonged oxygen therapy, such as oxygen supplementation given to premature babies.
The article is the first of its kind to study the positive effects of caffeine on the lungs’ minute tissue structures.
It is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.