Mindfulness and Parenting

A recent study showed that adolescents are influenced by parents’ prejudices—toward immigrants, specifically, and concerning difference, in general. Behavioral research is famously unsuccessful in clearly demonstrating causality. Still, a strong correlation is valuable for insight and consideration. This research happened to be well constructed (consistent measures, valid data, accounting for confounding variables, etc.) Being intuitive that… Continue reading Mindfulness and Parenting

Oh, Be Careful Little Hands What You Do

    We are creatures of habit. A surfeit of research devoted to decoding habit-formation indicates the stark truth of it. The advantage of habits is the freedom to make better-informed or more creative decisions, free from the need to select for routine daily actions. The disadvantages are copious and varied, but a couple of… Continue reading Oh, Be Careful Little Hands What You Do