News tagged with parenting style

Is bargain shopping a family trait?

If clipping coupons and bargain hunting gives you a thrill, there's a good chance that at least one of your parents had the same enthusiasm. A Rutgers University-Camden marketing expert says "deal proneness" is a trait passed ...

dateJun 08, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Babies learn mum's unique odour

Researchers show for the first time that a mammal begins to suckle its mother's milk through a learned response built on learning her unique combination of smells. When it is born, the newborn is exposed to the smell of its ...

dateOct 04, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Social network use reflects East-West disparity

The stark contrast between America's "me-first" culture and the "collective-good" mentality in China is reflected in the two countries' use of social networking sites, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University ...

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Finding a positive parental balance

( -- Wondering why your toddler is acting up? University of Alberta researcher Christina Rinaldi says it may be time to take a look at your parental style—and your partner’s.

dateMay 08, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Study: When a child's birth is unplanned

( -- One-third of all children born in the United States are the result of unintended pregnancies and not only do these children receive less attention and warmth from their parents than children whose births ...

dateApr 30, 2009 in Social Sciences
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