Recent Posts in April, 2011

  • The Private Speech of Preschoolers

    The Private Speech of Preschoolers
    I love the joke about the old man who goes to see a psychiatrist and complains that he has been talking to himself a lot lately. The psychiatrist explains to him that talking to oneself is very common ...
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  • The Cross Stimulation Effect

    The Cross Stimulation Effect
    Remember when you were a teenager, hanging around with your friends on a Friday afternoon, wondering what you were going to do over the weekend? The conversation typically went like this: “What are we ...
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  • Happy Meals

    Happy Meals
    Here’s a little experiment to try. The next time your child deserves a reward for some special accomplishment, tell her she can have anything she wants for dinner. What will his response be? A pie ...
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