All posts tagged with children

"Cavemom parenting"

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Heather Turgeon, in Babble, writes a note of skepticism about the “natural” mode of parenting: “The Science of Cavemom Parenting and Whether You Should Try ...

Spielke profile

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The New York Times has a long profile of developmental psychologist Elizabeth Spielke, whose work with babies has opened a window on early cognition (“Insigh...

Kids leave their traces in caves with art

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Several stories last week related the story (from a conference talk by Jessica Cooney) about evidence that very young children had left finger grooves in the...

Developing the sharing sense

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Following on after yesterday’s post about hunter-gatherer population structure, I ended with the proposal that cooperation may be a “cognitive technology” in...

Alloparenting after Hrdy

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Sarah Blaffer Hrdy has written a new book, Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding to be released this spring, and the New York ...