How do children learn to be grateful? Child development research explores ways that we can support this process.
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We encourage a narrower range of emotions in boys than girls—and that can be harmful in the long run.
We’ve stereotyped the younger generation as self-absorbed—but behind the headlines lies a nuanced scientific debate.
Research suggests that young people rarely have a sense of purpose—but we can take steps to help them cultivate it.
Gratitude is more than behavior—it is also an internal experience, one that we can help children cultivate.
New research suggests your phone may undermine your parenting. Here’s how to limit your own screentime.
A psychologist mines big data on teens and finds many ways this generation—the “iGens"—is different from Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials.
Jess P. Shatkin explains why teens take risks, and how we can help keep them safe.