Psychology

Gamblers more likely to have suffered childhood traumas, research shows

2017-08-28T13:58:30+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Health, Psychology, Social Issues, Sports|

Source: University of Lincoln   Men with problem and pathological gambling addictions are more likely to have suffered childhood traumas including physical abuse or witnessing violence in the home, according to new research. Psychologists examined responses in a survey of more than 3,000 men on a variety of life factors, and found that just over [...]

How parenting styles influence our attitudes to marriage

2017-08-27T21:08:06+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

How parenting styles influence our attitudes to marriage Source: Kobe University   Research from Japan has revealed how different parenting styles can affect marriage rates and desired number of children. This research was led by Project Professor NISHIMURA Kazuo (Kobe University) and Professor YAGI Tadashi (Doshisha University). It was carried out as part of the [...]

The Genius of Montessori Practical Life Activities!

2017-08-27T21:08:04+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Communication, Education, Psychology, Relationships, Social Issues|

The Genius of Montessori Practical Life Activities! By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   Montessori Practical Life is Genius! – So it’s no surprise that I was keen to write an article about it to share and explain why. I’m going to start by putting forward the purpose of Montessori Practical Life. The reason Maria Montessori initially introduced Practical [...]

Bullying – How to not be bullied online or in person.

2018-03-09T01:32:47+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Benevolence, Communication, Entertainment, Psychology, Relationships, Technology|

Bullying - How to not be bullied online or in person. By Lou Scotti   Why are some children and adults more susceptible to bulling? How can we develop a protective shield against bullying?   No matter what form abuse or bullying takes it creates pain. Depending on our Emotional Memory of early childhood and [...]

Montessori Sensorial: Why it’s so important and how it can contribute to holistic success

2017-08-27T21:08:03+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Education, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

Montessori Sensorial: Why it’s so important and how it can contribute to holistic success By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   I have always been impressed with the whole concept of sensory refinement within Montessori. So when planning an article to share why I think it’s so important and how I believe that it can contribute to the holistic [...]

Parents’ motivation influences students’ academic outcomes

2017-08-27T21:08:02+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Education, Parenting, Psychology|

Parents’ motivation influences students’ academic outcomes Source: University of Tübingen   University of Tübingen researchers find low motivation in parents results in unmotivated children   Whether parental help has positive or negative effects on students’ academic outcomes depends on the motivation and involvement of their parents. Results of a study conducted by the Hector Research Institute [...]

Can parents’ tech obsessions contribute to a child’s bad behavior?

2017-08-27T21:08:02+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Parenting, Psychology, Social Issues, Technology|

Can parents' tech obsessions contribute to a child's bad behavior? Source: Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan   Fatigue. Hunger. Boredom. Those are often on the list of reasons parents mention if their child whines, has tantrums or acts out.   Researchers are now asking if such negative behaviors could be related to something else: parents [...]