As a leader, you probably juggle many things at work and at home. You’re not alone. Most executives I coach struggle with balancing parenting and work duties. They worry that they aren’t spending enough
At the core of a happy, healthy adult is the resilience they learn as a child. Can this be taught, asks psychiatrist Holan Liang Knowing the extent of our influence as parents can make our task all the
A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing up were likely to be happier and more satisfied
And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success. Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. what
Parents have been spanking children for millennia. 50 years of scientific evidence says they were wrong.
For 20 years, developmental psychologist Elizabeth Gershoff has been chasing a question: Does spanking actually do a child any good? "As far [back] as we have written records, people have been hitting
If you're a parent, you instinctively want what's best for your children. So, what's one way to give your children a leg up--a single skill that single-handedly increases their chances at success? Science
Todd Rose dropped out of high school with D- grades. At 21, he was trying to support a wife and two sons on welfare and minimum wage jobs. Today he teaches educational neuroscience at the Harvard Graduate
Here's a stark fact: Most American children spend more time consuming electronic media than they do in school. According to Common Sense Media, tweens log 4 1/2 hours of screen time a day, seven days week,
Teenagers may struggle to concentrate on instructions while distracted by television or a computer, a new study suggests Parents who are frustrated that their teenager does not listen to them while using
At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors has gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship, and
“I will not cut my hair. Never. The answer is never, Mom, and the answer will always be never, so you should just stop asking me.” He said it without attitude, in a matter-of-fact way, as though he were
Research reveals nearly two thirds of parents give incorrect answers to children rather than admitting ignorance. Could you answer these questions? How can the universe be infinite? What is photosynthesis?
IDEAS Barker is the author of Barking Up The Wrong Tree They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you. And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s