10 Ways To Guide Children Without Punishment

“The reason a child will act unkindly or cause damage is always innocent. Sometimes she is playful and free spirited, and other times, when aggressive or angry she is unhappy or confused. The more disturbing the behaviour, the more the child is in pain and in need of your love and understanding. In other words, there is no such thing as bad behaviour in children. Instead there is a child who is doing the best she can and we don’t understand her.” – Naomi Aldort

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UCI study finds that learning by repetition impairs recall of details

Technique does enhance key facts in memories but blurs nuance and complexity..

UCI study finds that learning by repetition impairs recall of details

Research Update: An Autism Connection

Caltech neuroscientists find link between agenesis of the corpus callosum and autism.

Building on their prior work (see “Bridging the Gap”), a team of neuroscientists at Caltech now report that rare patients who are missing connections between the left and right sides of their brain—a condition known as agenesis of the corpus callosum (AgCC)—show a strikingly high incidence of autism. The study is the first to show a link between the two disorders.

See more at: http://www.caltech.edu/content/research-update-autism-connection#sthash.HCZRCya7.dpuf