Emily Kessler

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More Children With Autism Are Going To College Than Ever Before (And 5 Other Key Findings)

Research on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is still in its infancy, but knowledge about the brain disorder, which is associated with developmental delays and social challenges, is growing in leaps and bounds.<p>The Harvard Review of Psychiatry published summaries on Tuesday of the most recent findings …

Autism and Puberty: What You Need to Know

I am officially the parent of not one but two adolescents. Of two young people hard-wired to vacillate between sweetness and raging defiance. To make …

False memory planted in mouse mind by MIT researchers

From The Boston Globe today: "In a mind-control experiment that demonstrates the astonishing power of new neuroscience tools, Massachusetts Institute …

Presence, Not Praise: How To Cultivate a Healthy Relationship with Achievement

Despite ample evidence and countless testaments to the opposite, there persists a toxic cultural mythology that creative and intellectual excellence comes from a passive gift bestowed upon the fortunate few by the gods of genius, rather than being the product of the active application and …

'Calm Down': The Best Advice for Parents, or the Worst?

Examining the CTFD school of child-rearing<p>Twice a month, a panel of dads discusses a topic of the moment. For today's conversation, they talk about a new philosophy that tells moms and dads to chill out.<p><b>Ross:</b> Every so often, I get the sense that the world doesn't love me and my kids quite as much …