Tag Archive for: child psychology

Mentally Stepping Back from Problems Helps Youth Deal with Negative Emotions

Adolescence is a time of frequent and intense emotional experiences, but some youth handle their emotions better than others. Why do some young people react adaptively while others ruminate? A new study of adolescents shows that youth who mentally take a step back from their own point of view when thinking about something troubling can […]

Executive Function: What is it and why does it matter?

From Search Institute: The term executive function is familiar to researchers who study child development, but many parents and educators are probably reminded of what CEOs do in corporate offices–rather than what children develop during their critical early years of life. Click on the video below to learn about executive function and why it matters. […]