American parents have been warning teenagers about the dangers of marijuana for about 100 years. Teenagers have been ignoring them for just as long. As I write this, a couple of kids are smoking weed in the woods just yards from my office window and about a block and a half from the local high school.
Sternberg, intelligence researcher suggests his “triarchic theory of intelligence,” - identifying 3 types of intelligence - (1) the analytic type reflected in IQ scores (2) practical intelligence and (3)solving; and creativity.
Is the U.S. Education System Producing a Society of “Smart Fools”?
One distinguished psychologist explains why he believes this is so and how to reverse course.
Selective Mutism is an anxiety disorder characterized by not speaking outside the home to select individuals or in select settings, which continues for more than 1 month. Selective Mutism is related to severe anxiety, shyness, and social anxiety.
If you are concerned about your child sleep Stanford's Sleep Center is a fantastic resource. They offer a range of pediatric sleep evaluations for adolescents, addressing concerns from sleeplessness to sleepiness. Their approach takes into account beahvioral issues that may be affecting your child's sleep issues (e.g. ADHD).