Did you know there has never been a safer time to be a child in Canada? Research shows that kids need freedom outdoors to explore exhilaration and fear, and discover their own limits.
Gossiping may well be toxic and harmful in certain situations but there are ways to engage in "good gossip" that can reap rewards in social groups.
The outlook can be bleak for people with ASD who have difficulty navigating the stressful work world. A trial project in Connecticut sought to find a new way to help them become truly independent.
If you use a tablet device to keep a child quiet at the dining table or other event then you could be limiting their social skills. That could have an impact on the way they behave later in life.
Evolutionary psychology explains how humans evolved to become gossips.
What does it really mean to be "ready" for university? Research involving more than 3000 high school learners and first year university students have tried to answer this complex question.
Developing friendships in classrooms is important for kids. How can teachers help?