When it comes to African-American families, several distinct cultural differences exist when compared with their white, Asian-American and Hispanic counterparts. Child-rearing practices also differ as a result of social, economic and familial factors among African-Americans.
Children's fears by age according to child psychologists.
Three new studies show a relationship between child rearing practices common in foraging hunter-gathering societies (how we humans have spent about 99 percent of our history) and better mental health, greater empathy and conscience development, and higher intelligence in children.
Are theories of child development (Skinner, Erikson, and Piaget) still relevant for today's parents and children? Take an inside look at how the mechanistic, organismic, and contextualist world views of child development can still be used today to guide child rearing practices.