Fiction reading as medicine -- ScienceDaily "Fiction reading can be viewed as a considerable factor in the rehabilitation process for persons on sick leave. This is the conclusion of a new interdisciplinary study from the University of Gothenburg on sick-listed women's experiences with fiction reading to improve their health, so-called bibliotherapy."
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When it comes to African-American families, several distinct cultural differences exist when compared with their white, Asian-American and Hispanic counterparts. Child-rearing practices also differ as a result of social, economic and familial factors among African-Americans.
Three new studies show a relationship between child rearing practices common in foraging hunter-gathering societies (how we humans have spent about 99 percent of our history) and better mental health, greater empathy and conscience development, and higher intelligence in children.
If there are two qualities that parents want their children to possess, these are being smart and happy. In raising a happy and smart child, our child-rearing practices should be more than just nature versus nurture. Since the children's well-being and intellectual growth are the ones we consider as the important aspect of their development, researching about…