Helicopter parents and ‘hothouse children’ — exploring the high stakes of family dynamics

The phenomenon of helicopter parenting most often occurs in middle- to upper-class families where stakes are high for parents to be able to show off their children’s success. Her research, which focuses on young adults 18- to 24- years-old, indicates … Read more…

Analyses of newborn babies’ head odors suggest importance in facilitating bonding

Scientists have identified the chemical makeup of the odors produced by newborn babies’ heads. The results shed more light on the olfactory importance of newborns’ heads in mother-baby and kin recognition. They also developed a non-invasive and stress-free method of … Read more…