Category Archives: Psych

How Do Children Hear Anger?

[Source:  Science Daily] Even if they don’t understand the words, infants react to the way their mother speaks and the emotions conveyed through speech. What exactly they react to and how has yet to be fully deciphered, but could have … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Learning Styles: Is Visual Learning Really A Thing?

[Source:  Mind Shift] It’s common to hear people say, “I’m a visual learner,” but research doesn’t support the idea that learning styles like visual or auditory learning are inherent traits. That doesn’t mean learners don’t have preferences, but only one … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: Anger-Control Techniques for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] All children experience anger. But, young people with Asperger’s and High-Functioning Autism, in particular, have difficulty channeling their strong emotions into acceptable outlets. Watch this Excellent 4:49 Minute Video on My Aspergers Child

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Kids’ Appropriate Use of Words Improve Spatial Skills

[Source:  Psych Central] As our world becomes more technical, preparing students for success often means improving their spatial skills. Paradoxically, new research suggests the training should begin with the way children use words. Hilary Miller, a University of Wisconsin, Madison … Continue reading

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How Kids’ Brains Respond to a Late Night Up

[Source:  Science Daily] Any parent can tell you about the consequences of their child not getting enough sleep. But there is far less known about the details of how sleep deprivation affects children’s brains and what this means for early … Continue reading

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