Tag Archive: childhood

Memory, Part 1: Recalling Childhood

As adults, when we look back to our childhood, there is typically no memory of early events. Psychologists have termed this “childhood amnesia”.

Childhood Anxiety, Part 5: Taking action to control fear

When you avoid feared situations, they become scarier. Parents can take some steps to help their child face their fears and gain control of them.

Childhood obesity epidemic has peaked?

After steadily rising since 1980, obesity rates have peaked. In 2003-04 and 2005-06, roughly 32 percent of kids aged 2-19 were obese. Rates among adults seem to have plateaued as well. Even though rates aren’t rising right now, roughly 1 in 3 kids in the U.S. are obese! You can read more here.