Development of Executive functions in children
Executive functions are the cognitive skills that we need in order to control and regulate their thoughts, emotions and actions in moments of conflict or under the influence of distractions.…

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Development of empathy in a child from an early age
Empathy is the ability to put yourself in the other person's shoes and understand their feelings. This ability develops in a child from an early age, when he just begins…

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Anxiety disorders in children
Nine-year-old Katya is very shy. She often misses school, and before leaving the house in the morning complains of abdominal pain. On the eve of the examinations she was very…

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How to help your child overcome fears and phobias

Some children are extremely sensitive. They need time to get used to the new environment, people and situations. For example, if a child goes to school or sports section for the first time, he will be able to enjoy it only after a while, when he gets used to the situation.

Every child experiences fear from time to time. Young children learn about the world around them, gain new experiences and face certain difficulties or unexpected circumstances that may frighten them. It is an integral part of growing up and developing. However, sometimes the child experiences an irrational fear of the most unexpected things. For example, afraid of the sound of a fire engine siren or ambulance, insects, etc. Continue reading

Changeable mood and emotions of teenagers

Teenagers are sometimes very difficult to get along with. They can be noisy, create a mess in the house, do not agree with the established rules and constantly ask you for pocket money. But all this would not be so terrible if they did not happen so often mood swings that cause parents to worry about the emotional health of the child.

Often the behavior of teenagers seems to parents so dangerous that they are ready to resort to the help of a psychologist. However, recent studies confirm that adolescents may experience mood swings, and this is quite normal for this age. Over time, such differences in most cases disappear. Continue reading

Lying can be evidence of intelligence

Lying is quite common in children. However, this requires their efforts and quick thinking. Children learn to lie at the age of 2 years, but only at an older age they become able to lie convincingly.

Around the age of 6-7 years with children there are changes. They not only understand and interpret social rules, but also at this age they develop such an important cognitive function as short-term memory. Short-term memory is the ability of a person to remember and process information.

Psychologists conducted a study to examine whether short-term memory is associated with lying. This is important because lying involves storing several facts in short-term memory so that the lie is successful. Continue reading

When does anger become a problem?
The feeling of anger in a child can occur for many reasons. Sometimes this is due to the fact that the child goes through a certain stage of its development…

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We teach the child to cope with emotions
Young children often don't know how to deal with feelings of anger, but parents can teach them to relax and let go of their emotions. Of course, adults have more…

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Relationship between parents and children
Traditions and rules in different families differ from each other. For example, the connection between you and your children can be very different from the one you see in the…

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Emotionally sensitive children: education
Parents know that discipline is extremely important for raising healthy children. But how to instill discipline in a child who perceives the surrounding reality much more keenly than others? There…

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