That moment when part of you wants another chocolate chip cookie and part of you knows it’s probably time to call it quits. One one hand: that smooth chocolate and that soft cookie dough. On the other hand: your health.
When we hear someone talk, we don’t just listen to their words. We combine what they’re saying with their body language and any other information we have to put together a fuller picture of what’s being communicated. The same thing
School is more than just a place for learning academic subjects. It’s also where students mature as people and figure out how to be part of society. Kids take the more general lessons they learn in school out into the
It is often assumed that child abuse falls on a spectrum, with physical or sexual abuse on one end and emotional or verbal abuse on the other. And that the impact of physical abuse may be “worse” than the lesser,
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders affecting Americans, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, many with roots in childhood. Anxiety disorders can range from post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and specific phobias to a generalized anxiety
When compared to 50 years ago, life outcomes for American youth are worsening, according to University of Notre Dame professor of psychology, Darcia Narvaez. Narvaez specializes in moral development in children and how early life experiences can influence brain development
The use of smartphones, social media, and messaging apps are now ubiquitous in modern life for teens ages 13-17. The rates of usage in recent years are staggering and continue to grow; according to data from the Pew Research Center:
We all may know a child affected by Autism. According to the National Autism Association, 1 in 68 children fall somewhere on the Autism spectrum. That rate has grown steadily over the last 20 years, and we now know more