Childhood & Adolescence


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Childhood & Adolescence
Cognition & Intelligence
Consciousness & Altered States
Family Life
Gender & Sexuality
Life Stages
Love & Friendship
Memoir
Mental Health
Mood & Emotion
Neurodiversity
Neuroscience
Personality
Psychiatry & Psychotherapy
Self-Improvement
Sleep & Dreams
Social Psychology
Spirituality

Video/Gender & Sexuality

How a dairy farmer preached radical self-acceptance to his gay son in the 1950s

4 minutes

Video/Subcultures

New York City, 1986 – the grit, the graffiti, the glory

18 minutes

Idea/Education

Why the most successful students have no passion for school

Jihyun Lee

Video/Illness & Disease

The restless rhythms of being a teenager with an incurable illness

12 minutes

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Idea/Childhood & Adolescence

Five-month-old babies know what’s funny

Gina Mireault

Video/Childhood & Adolescence

Why the ‘exotic and strange’ world of childhood is ripe for horror

5 minutes

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Essay/Family Life

Latte pappas

Sweden’s hands-on dads represent an alternative male form forged by lowered testosterone and the potent hormones of attachment

Richard W Orange

Essay/Education

Child’s play

The authoritative statement of scientific method derives from a surprising place — early 20th-century child psychology

Henry Cowles

Video/Gender & Sexuality

A boy wants to wear a red dress in a photo with his dad, but doesn’t quite dare

9 minutes

Idea/Childhood & Adolescence

Is it better to beat temptation or never feel tempted at all?

Christina Starmans

Essay/Childhood & Adolescence

The end of adolescence

In the 20th century it offered a bridge from the innocence of childhood to the responsibilities of adult life. Not any more

Paula S Fass

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Idea/Neuroscience

How the cute Pikachu is a chocolate milkshake for the brain

Joel Frohlich

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Idea/Ethics

Why every child in need deserves an urgent response

S Matthew Liao

Idea/Neuroscience

How a mother’s voice shapes her baby’s developing brain

Kate Fehlhaber

Video/Childhood & Adolescence

A monk dedicates himself to giving unwanted children the childhood he never had

40 minutes

Idea/Childhood & Adolescence

How summer camps and Scout groups turn children into citizens

Benjamin Jordan

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Essay/Stories & Literature

Books for life

There is something deeply revealing about the books one truly loves in childhood and adolescence

Adam Gidwitz

Video/Family Life

‘Space to grow’: on being young, anxious and American in a Zen Buddhist family

12 minutes

Idea/Childhood & Adolescence

Why kids can learn more from tales of fantasy than realism

Deena Skolnick Weisberg

Idea/Childhood & Adolescence

Why the brains of teenagers excel at taking risks

Adriana Galván

Idea/Cognition & Intelligence

Listening to speech has remarkable effects on a baby’s brain

Sandra Waxman

Video/Mental Health

A recluse creates a dreamworld in miniature to grapple with his world at large

9 minutes

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Idea/Family Life

How game theory can help you do a better job of parenting

Paul Raeburn

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Video/Childhood & Adolescence

From the US to China and back again by age six. Why ‘satellite babies’ struggle

9 minutes

Video/Sports & Games

Basketball in the Yukon – how sport is helping revitalise culture and community

17 minutes

Idea/Physics

To think like scientists, students should work like scientists

Jon Butterworth

Idea/Family Life

Want less parent-child conflict? Follow the path of Confucius

Ryan Nichols

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Idea/Family Life

Why mothers of tweens – not babies – are the most depressed

Lucia Ciciolla & Suniya Luthar

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Video/Gender & Sexuality

Melvin is 11 and gay. What will he say to the girl who’s in love with him?

19 minutes

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Idea/Childhood & Adolescence

Why playing peekaboo with babies is a very serious matter

Caspar Addyman