A workplace intervention designed to reduce work-family conflict gave employed parents more time with their children without reducing their work time.
Parents are increasingly experiencing a 'time squeeze' as they struggle to navigate the pressures of full-time employment and the demands of caring for their children. Research in the Journal of Marriage and Family examines ...
Cash incentives boost time spent on schooling and reduce problem behavior for teenagers, study shows
How can you get low-income teenagers to spend more time on school work? "Pay them," according to a recent study released by MDRC and coauthored by NYU Steinhardt researchers J. Lawrence Aber and Pamela Morris.
When a sperm fertilizes an egg, each contributes a set of chromosomes to the resulting embryo, which at these very early stages is called a zygote. Early on, zygotic genes are inert, so embryonic development is largely controlled ...
Children who witness domestic violence are more likely to be in abusive intimate relationships and experience psychological problems such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adulthood, according to the Centers for ...
Peer influence and low self-control appear to be the major factors fueling juvenile cybercrime such as computer hacking and online bullying, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.
A European Internet study has an instant message for parents who want to control their children's online habits: web filters are not 100 percent foolproof against harmful sites.
Nintendo's 3DS video game system might be hazardous to the health of children younger than 6, according to a warning posted Wednesday on the Japanese video game company's website.
Abusive mothers improve their parenting after home visits, classes, emotional support from therapists
(PhysOrg.com) -- Mothers who live in poverty and who have abused their children can stop if they are taught parenting skills and given emotional support.
(AP) -- One in four U.S. parents believes some vaccines cause autism in healthy children, but even many of those worried about vaccine risks think their children should be vaccinated.