Shaming Some Children Makes Them More Aggressive

Shaming Some Kids Makes Them More Aggressive 

 

Aren’t you ashamed of yourself? All these years, you’ve been trying to build up your child’s self-esteem, and now a growing body of research suggests you may be making a big mistake. A study published in the December issue of Child Development finds that early adolescents with high self-esteem are more likely to react aggressively when they feel ashamed than their peers with lower levels of self-esteem.

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Exercise May Help Reduce Anger In Overweight Kids

Exercise May Help Reduce Anger In Overweight Kids

 Children who exercise regularly tend to be less angry

Studies have shown that overweight kids tend to be bullies or be bullied. And why do bullies push other kids around? Most likely because they are angry. A new study says that regular exercise may help reduce anger in healthy, overweight children.

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Bulldog Interactive Fitness: A Gym That Uses Video Games To Get Kids Moving

Bulldog Interactive Fitness:  A Gym That Uses Video Games To Get Kids Moving

Bulldog Interactive Fitness

A gym that uses video games to get kids moving? Bulldog Interactive Fitness has found a solution that gets kids off your couch at home, without actually taking away their number one obsession; video gaming. It’s a common problem many parents face; there are so many products on the market for children that keep them entranced by their computers or favorite gaming systems. While this on its own isn’t a problem, it is when the child isn’t finding balance that also keeps them physically active.

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Online Video Games Improve Math Skills

 Online Video Games Improve Math Skills

Video games improve the mind-to-numbers relationship

A daily dose of computer games can boost students’ scores on standard math tests, says a new research. The study, which was carried out in Scottish schools, was conducted by Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS) – the main organization for the development of the curriculum.

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Don’t Buy That Textbook, Download It Free

Don’t Buy That Textbook, Download It Free

Will these overpriced textbooks go away anytime soon?

In protest of what he says are textbooks’ intolerably high prices — and the dumbing down of their content to appeal to the widest possible market — Professor Preston McAfee has put his introductory economics textbook online free. He says he most likely could have earned a $100,000 advance on the book had he gone the traditional publishing route, and it would have had a list price approaching $200. “This market is not working very well — except for the shareholders in the textbook publishers,” he said. “We have lots of knowledge, but we are not getting it out.”

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