Simple ways to tell your child about emotions
According to scientists, in the language of the Eskimos and other Northern peoples there are at least 50 words for different shades of snow. Eskimo children hear these words in…

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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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Develop emotional intelligence
How do children develop social and emotional intelligence skills? The answer is simple: practice, practice and practice again. Parents should explain certain situations to their children over and over again…

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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

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 family of your friends. This means that there are different types of relationships between parents and children.

Safe relationships

Children feel safe with their parents and are confident that they will be taken care of. Safe relationships are formed when parents constantly respond to the needs of their children.

Children who have this relationship with their parents are more likely to grow up independent and confident. They interact well with others and are able to regulate their emotions. Continue reading

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Ambivalent feelings in adolescents
Ambivalence is contradictory feelings about an object or situation. For example, a teenager can see something from both the positive and negative sides at the same time. Or when choosing…

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13 tips to better understand the psychology of children
Sigmund Freud argued that children are initially driven by instincts and selfish motives. Gradually, they adapt to the conditions of the world around them, assimilating the values and rules of…

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What is going on in your child's head?
Many of us have seen the cartoon"puzzle". It shows the control room of the child's brain. The child's subpersonalities work to make him feel safe and happy. The plot of…

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