Tag: Development


Tag: Development

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Articles: The (inverse) power of praise

By Tom White | November 19, 2007


Articles: Imaginary Friends

By Jeremy Adam Smith | September 10, 2007


Articles: Why We Should All Care About Day Care

By Jason Marsh | March 27, 2007


Articles: The Measure of a Father

By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 6, 2007


Articles: U.S. & UK: "Worst places to be a child"

By Tanya Vacharkulksemsuk | March 6, 2007


Articles: Book Review: What Children Need

By Christine Carter | September 1, 2006

By Jane Waldfogel
Harvard University Press, 2006, 269 pages


Articles: Join the Club

By Naazneen Barma | September 1, 2006

A second-grade students at PS200 in Flushing, New York, participates in the Operation Respect anti-bullying program. This year the program is being implemented in every elementary and middle school in New York City.

Articles: The Bully Problem

By Amy Wilson | September 1, 2005

The results are in: Violence, insults, and intimidation among kids do more psychological harm than anyone anticipated. But can schools do anything about it?


Articles: Mother Nurture

By Lyssa Mudd | September 1, 2005

Darlene Francis’s research challenges the way we think about how our genes and our environment interact. Her findings offer some surprises—and some hope.


Articles: Taking Lessons from a Baby

By Sandy Naiman | March 1, 2005

To teach compassion and parenting skills to children, this Canadian program relies on some small instructors.


Articles: Book Review: Resiliency

By Lauren Shapiro | September 1, 2004

by Bonnie Benard
WestEd, 2004, 148 pages


Articles: A Curriculum of Care

By Marilyn Watson | March 1, 2004

Students achieve more once they’ve learned to care for themselves and others, says Marilyn Watson. She’s done the research to prove this—and witnessed the positive results.

Scene from "Cracks in the Concrete Canvas," last year's original musical written by the cast of City at Peace-New York.

Articles: The Power of Performance

By Elizabeth O’Brien | March 1, 2004

City at Peace’s teenage cast members write and star in their own original musical. But it’s never just about the show.


Articles: The Compassionate Instinct

By Dacher Keltner | March 1, 2004

Think humans are born selfish? Think again. Dacher Keltner reveals the compassionate side to human nature.


Articles: Testing the CDP

By Elizabeth Cushing Payne | March 1, 2004


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Roots of Empathy By Mary Gordon Mary Gordon explains how best to nurture empathy and social emotional literacy in all children—and thereby reduce aggression, antisocial behavior, and bullying.

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