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Pokémon Go beta closes down as developer teases its official release | Polygon

Although testers appear to still have access, Niantic will disable the beta at some point today as it prepares for the game's full release. The official website for the iOS and Android game, which brings Pokémon characters into the real world using a smartphone's GPS and camera functions, no longer …

Don’t punish ADHD children for things they cannot control

“When a child with ADHD misbehaves, sometimes it's willful disobedience. More often, though, these ‘wrong’ behaviors are out of her control,” says …

ADHD

7 Reasons Productive People Go to Bed Early

It's bedtime and you still have two more hours of work to do. Should you stay up later to get your work done? Or just call it a day even though your unfinished work will mean you have more to do tomorrow?<p>While staying up an extra hour or two to finish your work can be tempting, missing just a few …

Why You Shouldn't Worry So Much About Being a 'Perfect' Mother

Even armed with a Ph.D. in developmental psychology, I remember the frightening first moments after bringing my newborn daughter home from the …

This Mother's Parenting Advice Is Something EVERYONE Needs To Hear

Have you ever heard that saying about never understanding someone until you “walk a mile in their shoes?” It’s a strange way of putting it, we …

Parenting

Mom's favorite child more likely to be depressed

If you have siblings, you are likely to have had the ongoing debate about who is mom's favorite. But according to a new study, winning that title is …

Emotional Contagion: Catching your Child's Feelings When You Use Parental Intelligence

Emotions are contagious! Parents can catch strong emotions in their children alerting them to cues of their feelings without a word expressed. Parents catch a feeling from their child such as seeing fear or anger in a facial expression. People's feelings powerfully spread to each other beneath our …

Emotional Intelligence

Parenting tips: Here’s how you can protect your child from substance abuse

Preadolescence and early adolescence is not a particularly risky time; it's just the best time to get kids on board with collaborating, communicating …

A Guide to Child, Adolescent Mental Health

Those who work with troubled or special needs kids often find themselves challenged not just to understand why some children behave the way they do, …

How easily can a parent psychologically damage their child?

Every parent makes new mistakes. And every generation will blame their parents for the very things they didn't want to be blamed for. Such is the …

How to unplug your iPad-addicted child

Rare is the modern parent who hasn’t complained that their child is ‘addicted’ to screens. For most of us, it’s a throwaway comment stemming from irritation with a teenager’s incessant messaging, or a toddler having an ‘i-Paddy’ when the tablet has to be powered down and put away.<p>But evidence is …

Our (Severely Depressed) Child Was Left Behind

This morning was miraculous. My 10-year-old rose and asked me to take him to breakfast. I immediately threw down the cereal box. <i>Please don't let him change his mind</i>, I thought as I scurried out the door to warm-up the car. The sky looked bluer than any I'd seen in months. Ten minutes later we sat …

Depression

A child with ADHD and a habit of lying doesn’t need to be punished. She needs compassion.

QMy 6-year-old daughter lies a lot. She has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and a pretty intense personality, so she pushes buttons and gets in trouble a lot. She will often deny things, throw her siblings under the bus or just make up completely false stories to avoid the negative …

When Your Child Says "F*ck You": Managing the Unthinkable

As a practicing psychologist and a parent of 7- and 9-year-olds, I've seen a lot. I'm like most therapists who will say that very little surprises …

Parenting

How well do we know our kids?

With a sigh, I picked up yet another “Getting to Know Your Child” questionnaire, this time from one of my children’s music teachers.<p>During the first weeks of elementary school for my three kids, I’d already filled out forms from their homeroom teachers. There were also a few forms at my middle …

The Correlation Between ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder in Kids

Picture this:<p>I’ve gathered a room full of people who all have children with ADHD. I ask them, “Does anyone in here have a child with ADHD who is …

A Simple Brain Hack That Boosts Workplace Engagement

Knowing how your brain works under stress can help you manage those unproductive responses that add up to a lack of engagement on the job.<p>No matter which survey you consult, many U.S. workers aren’t engaged at their jobs. According to Gallup’s 2014 “State of the Global Workplace” survey only 34% of …

Why most self-help plans don’t work: “You can’t just cut and paste a few things happy people do and hope that your life is going to improve”

<b>Raj Raghunathan</b><p>Salon speaks to a University of Texas professor about friendship, mindfulness and why you can’t chase happiness<p>Scott Timberg<p>April 27, 2016 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Human beings have been seeking happiness, presumably, since the dawn of time, but it’s only recently that happiness has become an …

Happiness

Set your alarm to GO to bed

When I was training to become a psychiatrist, I rarely paid attention to my patient’s sleep habits. Unless there was a specific problem with sleep — …

Mental Health

4 types of time-wasting personalities, and how to get over them

It turns out that certain types of people are actually prone to ineffective time management.<p>Being the productivity nut that I am, I naturally probed a bit deeper on this one and asked Brownlee to describe her four personality types, and how to stop struggling if you have one of them.

Time Management

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

Flickr

The real reasons you procrastinate — and how to stop

Have you ever sat down to complete an important task — and then suddenly discovered you were up loading the dishwasher or engrossed in the Wikipedia entry about Chernobyl? Or perhaps you suddenly realize that the dog needs to be fed, emails need to be answered, your ceiling fan needs dusting — or …

Procrastination

7 Steps to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Emotional Intelligence

Practical steps to harness the power of emotional intelligence<p>High Emotional Intelligence is what differentiates great leaders from the rest. They're the people who are self-aware, self-regulated, and motivated to do more and be more.<p>They're charismatic leaders who transcend the competition and …