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The Learning Habit Study Finds That Media Use in Excess of 45 Minutes per Day Negatively Affects Children’s Grades, Sleep, and Social Skills
The Learning Habit: Largest Study of Family Routines Identifies Parenting Style and Grit as Predictors of Academic Success Providence, R.I., September 2, 2014— The Learning Habit study examined family routines in 46,000 U.S. homes of children in grades K-12. The findings identify parenting style, media use, and grit as potent influences on children’s academic success,… Read More
American Journal of Family Therapy ROBERT M. PRESSMAN, Ph.D.,New England Center for Pediatric Psychology, Providence, Rhode Island, USA JUDITH A. OWENS, M.D., Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA ALLISON SCHETTINI EVANS, Ph.D., Brown University Alpert School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA MELISSA L. NEMON, Ph.D., Brandeis University Heller School of Social… Read More
“If we are raising the academic standards for our children, then exercise needs to increase as well.” —Alexis Wooten, fifth grade teacher Alexis Wooten is a middle school teacher who was interviewed for The Learning Habit case studies. Her interview, along with hundreds of others, appear in The Learning Habit, published next week by Perigee. The book is based… Read More
Are personal goals important for success in school? The concept of children having personal goals—for academics and for other important areas of their lives—has been a subject of interest for Dr. Lori Desautels, Professor at Marian University. In an August 19, 2014 article for Edutopia she writes about the importance of having children make an emotional attachment to their goals. Let’s… Read More
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Dr. Robert M. PressmanDirector of research for the New England Center of Pediatric Psychology, board certified in Family Psychology
Rebecca JacksonNeuropsychological Educator, Speaker, and Co-Author of The Learning Habit
Stephanie Donaldson-PressmanFamily Therapist, Lecturer, and Co-Author of The Learning Habit
- RT @PerigeeBooks Happy pub day to the brains at @goodparentinc, #TheLearningHabit is here!
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- RT @LABookBoy : THE LEARNING HABIT published today and the NY Times wrote a nice piece: Creating a Homework Habit
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- It's homework, not a rude awakening. "Creating a Homework Habit"
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