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How to Raise a Moral Child

Annabelle Cella, Ford Martin, Marielle Cohen   According to research scientist Diana Baumrind, there are four parenting styles: authoritative, authoritarian, permissive, and rejecting-neglecting.  Authoritative parents are demanding yet responsive, authoritarian parents are demanding but lack the responsive quality, permissive parents … Continue reading

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Facial Expressions and Emotions

By: Claire Nassif & Greer Shellow   When given an array of pictures with human faces, many people can distinguish the emotions that are associated with different facial expressions. However, there has been much debate in recent years over how … Continue reading

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Traditional Parenting Styles: Tried and True? Or Dated? An Analysis Baumrind’s Parenting Styles and Modern Parenting Advice

By Emmanuel Boateng and Brent Cleveland   A parent is one of the most significant influences in child development.  One area of a child development in which a parent has a great deal of influence is the socialization of the … Continue reading

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Sugar and Spice and Every Not Nice

Sugar and Spice and Every Not Nice By Amanda Mannis and Sophia Premji PSY-PC 1630 Introduction We’ve all seen pictures of ultrasounds where the fetus tends to resemble more of a creature from another planet than a human. Despite this, … Continue reading

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Views on parenting

by Aidan Moretti and Shirlene Wang   Ask Americans what is most important in their lives, and it’s clear that families come first. In a November 2010 Pew Research study, 76% of adults say that their family is the single … Continue reading

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Parental Influence on the Emotional Development of Children

Parental Influence on the Emotional Development of Children by Bethel Moges and Kristi Weber When most people think of parenting, they picture changing diapers, messy feeding times, and chasing a screaming child through a crowded grocery store. But parenting goes … Continue reading

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The Ferber Method: Gain Sleep Now but Lose Sleep Later

The Ferber Method:  Gain Sleep Now but Lose Sleep Later A. Moss and M. Martin http://www.movieweb.com/tv/TEIlwMIJofRTMP/ferberize In this clip from a season one episode of Modern Family, Mitchell decides to “Ferberize” daughter Lily against his partner Cameron’s will.  Mitchell succinctly … Continue reading

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Combining Parenting Styles

  Combining Parenting Styles   By Lillian Funkhouser and Woody Griffin   Dear Readers,   Today we would like to discuss parenting styles. Over the course of our lives, we have been exposed to many different parenting styles. Our parents … Continue reading

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Should the tiger mom be tamed?

Should the Tiger Mother be Tamed? by Gideon Ticho and James Scalfani Yes – Gideon Ticho A few years ago, Yale law professor Amy Chua caused a national sensation with the publication of her memoir, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger … Continue reading

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Developing a child’s self esteem

Taylor Boothby and Angela Wang Developing the self-esteem of children is a topic that generates a great deal of discussion, but one often overlooked aspect of this is the way in which praise influences the belief systems that children adopt.  … Continue reading

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