Effects of Child Labor on growth

A community-based group comparison study was conducted in two slums in Nagpur, India, to assess the effects of child labor on the growth of children. The subjects included a total of 233 child laborers aged between 8-15 years who were matched by age to an equal number of controls and pair-matched for gender. The mean […]

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Do computers change the way children think?

Implementation of computers into classroom requires reconsideration of today’s teaching methods. There was a claim that computers are able to change children’s thinking and programming can help to develop problem-solving and thinking skills. Alternative idea was that computers by itselves can not change children’s thinking but they help to create stimulating environment and increase motivation […]

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Genes and environment on child development

Genes were described by Ken Richardson (1994) as segments of chromosomes, which located in the nucleus of a cell. Genes are chemical substances and composed of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). DNA produces specific enzymes that involved in chemical reactions, product of which is a part of a cell. Each body cell contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, […]

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Adult attachment style defined in Childhood

Attachment is a strong bond between two people. Such special relationships are formed with a partner, parents, children or a friend and it created combination of feelings that contributed to mental health. Problems with relationships can affect the way people feel about themselves and their lives. The attachment theory developed by Bowlby stated that children […]

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Child development and playgrounds

As a product of the Industrial Revolution, the playground and relaxation movement of the early 1900s was largely urban based, but the current movement is world wide and includes urban and rural areas, public parks, squares, public and private schools, child development centers, backyards, and fast food restaurants. Increased interest has also expanded opportunities in […]

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