Category Archives: Science Daily


Jul

23

2019
New moms may be vulnerable to ‘sharenting’

New moms may be vulnerable to ‘sharenting’

Two related studies found evidence that women’s feelings of vulnerability about being a mother are linked to their posting on social media — and those posts sometimes include their children’s personally identifiable information, such as names, birthdates, and photographs. The researchers suggest the need for enhanced governmental guidance to protect children’s online privacy from commercial entities, as well as more parental education about the consequences…

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Jul

23

2019
Presence of hoarding symptoms does not negatively impact CBT response in youth with OCD

Presence of hoarding symptoms does not negatively impact CBT response in youth with OCD

Hoarding can often be a debilitating problem for adults and is often associated with poorer mental health functioning and response to treatment. For children however, that may not be the case. A new study reveals that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be successful for youth with hoarding symptoms.


Jul

17

2019
Marijuana use may not make parents more ‘chill’

Marijuana use may not make parents more ‘chill’

Sorry, marijuana moms and dads: Using pot may not make you a more relaxed parent, at least when it comes to how you discipline your children. A study of California parents found that current marijuana users administered more discipline techniques of all kinds to their children on average than did non-users. That includes everything from timeouts to, in some cases, physical abuse.


Jul

16

2019
Why two out of three babies are cradled on the left

Why two out of three babies are cradled on the left

Over two thirds of all people prefer to carry a baby in their left arm. The figure is as high as three quarters for women, and the same also applies to right-handed people. This is the result of an analysis of 40 studies from the past 60 years.



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