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  • Why Childhood Soft Toys Matter

    There's nothing trivial about the soft toys of childhood. They are training tools for learning to reassure and comfort ourselves.

    The School of Life

  • Why We Should Treat Our Partners Like Small Children

    It seems like the height of patronising behaviour to look at an adult as if they were a child. But it can also be sympathetic and generous.

    The School of Life

  • Good and Bad Childhoods

    The quality of one's childhood has an overwhelming effect on the course of adult life. It's good to be aware of this - and plan accordingly.

    The School of Life

  • Overcoming Childhood

    Our childhoods have a deep and often seriously troubling impact on our adulthoods; what happened at 5 will still affect things for us at 55.

    The School of Life

  • Why Children's Drawings Matter

    Children can't draw very well in the technical sense - but their art has important value for us nevertheless.

    The School of Life

  • What Anti-Vaxxers Can Tell Us About Confirmation Bias

    While you may disagree with anti-vaxxers, the issue shows a powerful truth about how we seek information we agree with.

    Editors' Picks

  • Teaching Philosophy May Improve Kids' Math and English Skills

    A new study shows it may benefit disadvantaged kids a great deal.

    TestTube Blog

  • Promising New Study in Fighting Peanut Allergies

    While there is no known cure, there may be a way to prevent a child from developing an allergy in the first place

    TestTube Blog

  • Being a Good Parent Can Destroy Your Immune System

    New research shows just how much damage being a parent can do to one's health

    TestTube Blog

  • Are Rated-R Movies Really That Terrible For Kids?

    These days kids are exposed to increasingly violent movies but what are the real-life repercussions?