Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: developmental psychology

Children Diagnosed with ADHD Younger are More Likely to get Multiple...

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New research demonstrates that children diagnosed with ADHD at younger ages are more likely than those diagnosed later to receive multiple medications within five years of their diagnosis.

Descartes was Wrong: a Person is a Person through Others

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From Aeon: For the most part, the field of scientific psychology has adopted a Cartesian, individualistic understanding of the self. However, it is more likely...

“Is Teaching Kids Empathy Just as Important as Teaching Them Math?”

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The Pacific Standard spoke with Joan Cole Duffell, executive director of Committee for Children, about the importance of social-emotional development on children, both as...

Emotional Child Abuse Just as Harmful as Physical Abuse

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Different types of child abuse have equivalent psychological effects, according to a study in JAMA Psychiatry. It has previously been assumed that emotional and verbal abuse could have different or less harmful impact on a child’s psychology than physical or sexual abuse, but research now suggests that these forms of abuse can be just as damaging.