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From devotion to divorce, family scientists explore what makes parents tick

From devotion to divorce, family scientists explore what makes parents tick

Parentology: One of the most fascinating aspects of studying parenting, say professors Deborah Jacobvitz and Nancy Hazen-Swann, is observing how parents confront (or fail to confront) the legacies of their own childhoods.

From their views on the White House to the playground, children need mentors’ help to reject stereotypes

From their views on the White House to the playground, children need mentors’ help to reject stereotypes

Adults often think children live in a color or gender blind world, but children begin to detect race during their first year of life and show signs of stereotyping by age three, says psychologist Rebecca Bigler, director of The University of Texas at Austin’s Gender and Racial Attitudes Lab. Bigler researches the formation and consequences…   » Continue Reading