How has recognising the importance of social context extended our understanding of children’s abilities and cognitive development?
Jean Piaget argued that ‘individuals develop progressively more elaborate and sophisticated mental representations of the environment, based on their own actions...
The impact of divorce on children
The impact of divorce on children
The days of complete families that include mom, dad, the household pet, and several children hardly exist. These families have now been replaced with an increasing...
University of Halmstad School of Business and Engineering
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T he E ffects of T elevision A dvertising on C hildren as Consumer
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Author: GÃ¼lÃ§in UYAN
Supervisor: Venilton REINERT
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Television has long been the predominant medium that advertisers have chosen for marketing products to children. It is clear that commercial practices targeting children have experienced profound changes over recent years, resulting in unprecedented levels of advertising reaching young audiences....
'Parents should pay for their children's crimes'
Published: 11 Feb 10 11:10 CET | Double click on a word to get a translation
The Swedish government has announced that from September 1st parents will be made financially responsible for crimes committed by their children....
Violent Video Games and Aggressive Behavior in Children
September 15, 2010
Does playing violent video games lead to aggressive behavior in children and adolescents or are aggressive children naturally drawn to play such games? Extensive research show...
One of the miseries brought by the modern civilization is the situation of the street children.
In the old times, and still now in some areas, children worked with their parents and reamed a lot of things from them; later, children looked after aged parents, and therefore much va...
All about the harmful effects of television which are increasingly seen among young children.
Over the last several decades, a number of studies have shown that there are several ways that television can be harmful to the mental and physical health of children.
TV should be labeled as a culprit...
“EFFECTS OF MEDIA ON TEENS AND CHILDREN:
ASSESSMENT ON THE BASIS OF
THEIR THINKING BEHAVIOR AND LIFESTYLE”
Presented to the Faculty of Management Sciences
Bahria Institute of Management & Computer Sciences, Karachi
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Bac...
THE EFFECTS OF EARLY MARRIAGE AMONG YOUNG ADULTS.
Young adults may endure misery as a result of early marriage. Until more is known about their situation there can be no reliable estimates of the scale of their predicament, or of the social damage that is carried forward in the upbringing they gi...
For decades there has been debate as to how television media affects our children. Many parents have been concerned since the beginning of television. Through extensive research over the last few decades, television has been thought to desensitize and have detrimental effects on our children, which...
The negative effects of violent computer games on children
Computer games have a negative impact on the development of children, especially contributing to aggressive and anti-social behaviour. Playing computer games has a greater negative effect because it involves interactivity which impacts on l...
Teenage depression is getting more and more common. Many of young adults get into depression, as early as 13 to 15 years old. Because they hide their feelings, they are not usually diagnosed for it and that causes them to carry this depression until they are adults. This could be very frightening an...
Smoking is on the increase among young people.
While is on the decline among adults, the latest US Surgeon – General's report indicates that increasing numbers of youngsters are taking up the habit. Perhaps the main reason for this alarming fact is the seductive advertising campaigns aimed at y...
Here are a few ways that children suffer.
1. Lack of Income. One out of five experience various degrees of poverty even in wealthy areas. An ever increasing number of families are poor because both parents are working at low-paying, dead end jobs with no benefits.
The results: Kids cannot ha...
Why Childern Should Play Sports.!
Why playing sports help kids, now and in the future I think all students should play a team sport. Playing a team sport can produce several benefits to the student, family, and also the community. Team sports can be very educational and also healthy for children o...
The Lost Children of Wilder
"The Lost Children of Wilder" is a book about how the foster care system failed to give children of color the facilities that would help them lead a somewhat normal and protected life. The story of Shirley Wilder is a sad one once you find out what kind of life she ha...
Restoring Communities and Young Offenders?
A critical evaluation of restorative Justice.
Part 1: Definitions and Origins 3
What is Restorative Justice? 3
Locating Restorative Justice within the Criminological Spectrum 4
Part 2: Applying Restorative...
The importance of safeguarding children and young people
All adults, and in particular those who work with children, have a responsibility to safeguard children and young people from harm. We need to recognise that we have a duty to ensure arrangements are in place for safeguarding and promoting t...