Feb

14

2018
Most parents don’t believe their child’s BMI report card

Most parents don’t believe their child’s BMI report card

Fifty-three percent of parents who receive their child’s body mass index (BMI) report card do not believe that it accurately categorizes their child as underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese, according to new research.


Feb

12

2018
Smartphone Detox: How To Power Down In A Wired World

Smartphone Detox: How To Power Down In A Wired World

Enlarge this image Ryan Johnson for NPR If the Russian psychologist Ivan Pavlov were alive today, what would he say about smartphones? He might not think of them as phones at all, but instead as remarkable tools for understanding how technology can manipulate our brains. Pavlov’s own findings — from experiments he did more than a century ago, involving food, buzzers and slobbering dogs —…

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