Two twins, Sasha and Polina, were in the same room and were learning lessons. At the same time Sasha muttered something dissatisfied under his breath, and Pauline hummed a song. Sasha looked angry, and Polina looked happy. Having learned his lessons, Sasha immediately ran away to the street, and Pauline stayed in her room to read a book.
The children did the same thing, but they treated their work differently. Amazing, isn’t it?
Let’s try to understand what motivates your child and what parents can do to develop children’s motivation.
External and internal motivation Continue reading
How do you react when your child is upset and frustrated? Do you feel the same way?
Imagine the situation: the child is not able to solve homework in mathematics. You spend 20 minutes explaining to him how to solve a problem, and he still says, ” I can’t do it.” Will you be upset in this case?
New research by American psychologists explains how the emotional state of parents affects the emotional state of the child.
A group of scientists from the University of California (USA) conducted an experiment in which school-age children and their parents took part. Continue reading