Study: Future Criminals Could be Identified as Toddlers

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Identifying youngsters at such an early age could be a cheap way of tackling a range of issues from drug abuse to prison overcrowding.

Tantrums and lack of self control in toddlers is a sign they may grow up to be drugs addicts and criminals, claims research. Badly behaved children as young as three are also the most prone to financial and health problems in adulthood.

Is Time-Out a Good Form of Discipline for Children?

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Is time-out a good technique for disciplining children?

Television’s Jo Frost, also known as the “Supernanny,” calls it “sitting on the naughty step.” Others prefer calling it “time-in.” Some have dubbed it a bad idea altogether. Most parents have heard of — and tried — the time-out technique for correcting children’s behavior. But is it a good technique to use?

 

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Does The Availability Of Something Tempting Weaken The Will To Resist?

Does The Availability Of Something Tempting Weaken The Will To Resist? 

 

Does the mere availability of something tempting weaken the will to resist? The answer is of more than theoretical interest to public health experts, and the problem goes far beyond serious addictive disorders. Just think of all those Christmas cookies in your office recently. As our national obesity crisis shows, difficulties with discipline and self-control are widespread and harmful.

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