childhood

Early Childhood Education: Why the Early Bird Gets (to Be) the Book Worm

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Why is early childhood education important? The “gap years” where the child is patiently waiting to start school is vital in their early development. Every state has a different compulsory age for children starting school. The median age is generally around the ages of 5 and 6, though some states have a minimum requirement of [...]

5 Struggles of Being an Old Soul in a Young Body

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Being an old soul in a young body can be both fascinating and draining. On the one hand, you are much more mature and self-sufficient than your peers. You know better what you want in life and, unlike most people, don’t fear to be on your own. At the same time, this maturity and innate wisdom [...]

5 Reasons Japanese School System Is Thriving While the American One Is Failing

By | January 7th, 2017|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

Why is the Japanese school system thriving while the Western education system is failing? There are some stark differences between the American education system and those across the water, but have you ever thought about what those differences truly are? The Japanese school system, for example, is particularly fascinating, as there are a number of [...]

Who Are the Star Children and How to Recognize If Your Kid or Someone You Know Is One of Them?

By | November 26th, 2016|Categories: Spirituality|Tags: , |

Star children are children that come into this world seemingly wise beyond their years. They are full of compassion for all entities in the world and may have a particular connection with animals, plants and Mother Nature. These children do all that they can to bring the energy of peace and love to the world. Here [...]

Children Receive the Intelligence Gene from Their Mother, Not Their Father, Study Finds

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

A study reveals that our intelligence gene is inherited from our mothers. According to researchers, the intelligence of children is determined by the intelligence of the mother. It makes absolutely no difference how intelligent or unintelligent the father is. This is because the intelligence gene lies on the X chromosome, which is present in twice the amount [...]

Unruly Children Are More Likely To Be Successful in Their Adult Life, Study Suggests

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

As it seems, unruly children tend to grow up into successful adults. As a parent, or parent-to-be, everyone dreams of the perfect child who does what they’re told, does well in school, and is an all-around little angel. Reality, however, is something completely different. Personally, I was every parent’s worst nightmare when I was a [...]

The Effects of Child Neglect Demonstrated in Two Shocking Brain Scans

By | November 5th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

As it seems, child neglect causes irreparable damage to the brain. To a layperson, there is one big difference between the two brains in the image above, and that is size. Without knowing who they belong to we might surmise that they are of different ages, and that accounts for the discrepancy in volume. But [...]

Religious People Tend to Have a Lower IQ, but This Is Only a Part of the Story

By | November 1st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Could religious people have a lower IQ than others? In 2013, a meta-analysis study was published that seemed to show a negative correlation between IQ and strong religious belief, or in layman’s terms, seemed to show that the more religious you are, the lower your IQ supposedly falls. The scientists behind the study explained it [...]

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