Building resilience in children through conversational storytelling

The COVID-19 pandemic has created enormous challenges for families all over the world. Among those who have been most affected are young children, many of whom have far fewer opportunities to interact with peers and others outside the home now than they did before the pandemic. Between the ages of 1 and 5, these interactions … Read more

How does morality develop in children as they mature?

If we want to help children succeed and thrive so that they can reach their full potential, we need to understand their mental, biological, and emotional needs. Join Sean Sanders, Director and Senior Editor for Custom Publishing at Science, as he interviews outstanding researchers in a broad range of fields whose work either directly involves … Read more

A Teachers Guide to Object Permanence

Spread the love Object permanence is used to illustrate a kid’s capacity to know that objects continue to exist even if they cannot be heard or are not in sight. If you have played “peek-a-boo” with a young kid, then you probably comprehend how this works. When an object is hidden from view, infants under … Read more

The role of early interventions in improving the lives of children

If we want to help children succeed and thrive so that they can reach their full potential, we need to understand their mental, biological, and emotional needs. Join Sean Sanders, Director and Senior Editor for Custom Publishing at Science, as he interviews outstanding researchers in a broad range of fields whose work either directly involves … Read more

Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development: The Formal Operational Stage

Spread the love In his theory of cognitive development, Jean Piaget stated that there are four stages that each individual goes through. The fourth and last stage of cognitive development is called the Formal Operational Stage. This period takes place at around 12 years old and lasts well into adulthood. What Happens During the Formal … Read more

Understanding the effects of poverty on child development

If we want to help children succeed and thrive so that they can reach their full potential, we need to understand their mental, biological, and emotional needs. Join Sean Sanders, Director and Senior Editor for Custom Publishing at Science, as he interviews outstanding researchers in a broad range of fields whose work either directly involves … Read more

Lockdowns threaten child development – can parenting programmes help?

The COVID-19 pandemic has been making life difficult for parents around the world. In these exceptional circumstances, many have struggled to give children the care and education they need. Stuck at home, families from lower-socioeconomic backgrounds have been particularly affected, says Jamie Lachman, an Oxford University researcher who co-founded the Parenting for Lifelong Health (PLH) … Read more

Do older children influence their siblings’ willingness to take risks?

We pick up a lot from our big brothers and sisters – bad habits, good advice and maybe even the way we think about risk. In a new study, researchers found that observing an older sibling’s risk-taking can change the behaviour and brain patterns of younger siblings. It all depends, however, on their relationship. “Siblings … Read more

The BOLD podcast: Episode one

If we want to help children succeed and thrive so that they can reach their full potential, we need to understand their mental, biological, and emotional needs. Join Sean Sanders, Director and Senior Editor for Custom Publishing at Science, as he interviews outstanding researchers in a broad range of fields whose work either directly involves … Read more