Common problems of adolescents
Maria, the mother of 14-year-old Cyril, says: “My son returned home almost every day. He seemed moody and absent-minded, wore long hair, did not study well at school, and ate…

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Can your child become a genius?
Brain studies in recent years have confirmed an amazing fact: a person can develop his potential throughout his life. In other words, abilities are not given to a person from…

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How to help children cope with frustration
How do you react when your child is upset or frustrated? Do you feel the same way? Imagine the situation: the child is not able to solve the homework in…

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How to choose toys: a scientific approach

American scientists published the results of a study according to which parents are encouraged to buy traditional toys for children and abandon electronic toys, which, as previously thought, contribute to children’s development.

Electronic toys, scientists say, interfere with the interaction between children and parents and with each other. Moreover, many allegations that electronic toys contribute to the development of the child have not been scientifically confirmed.

In contrast, the use of electronic toys during the study had

negative consequences, in particular, a decrease in certain psychological functions and general motor actions (balancing, running, etc.). For example, if a child uses e-books, rather than traditional paper ones, he understands their content worse.

In other words, according to scientists, electronic toys and devices have fewer advantages for a child than traditional ones. Continue reading

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