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Pediatric Neuropsychology

In the last few decades, there’s been an increased interest in the learning and developmental problems that children face. That interest led to the creation of the field of pediatric neuropsychology. It looks at the existing relationship between the maturation…

The Neurobiology of Trauma

Today, child abuse is considered a public health problem. That’s why, from the past few decades, experts have been trying to understand the effects of exposure to traumatic life experiences on children’s psychopathology. That, however, raises another important question: how…

Women and Girls in Science

Sometimes, you have to analyze past mistakes in order to create a better tomorrow. Making a more concentrated effort to include women and girls in science is one key part of this attempt to build a more equal future. Until…

The Role of Parents during Lockdown

The coronavirus crisis has placed us in an extraordinary situation. Those who can are working from home, most shops are closed, and children and teenagers aren’t going to school. The situation is difficult, and being parents during lockdown can make…

Using the Syllabic Method in Class

Pedagogues Friedrich Gedike and Samuel Heinicke developed the syllabic method. Both of them focused on the search for a technique that allowed children to learn to read in a much faster and more effective way. Therefore, they came up with…

Why do Children Imitate Adults?

For better or for worse, children imitate adults. Almost without us realizing it, their small eyes study and hone in on us, working in behaviors, copying gestures, and internalizing words, expressions, and even roles. We know that children will never…

Who Are the Sinkies?

The financial crisis that devastated the world a few years ago has brought with it a series of modern phenomena that seem to be here to stay. One of them is the sinkies. The sinkies are young people who live…