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Mini Lessons on the Brain

            Written by Dr. Patricia Gage, PhD The FRONTAL LOBE is the brain's decision-making spot. Damage to the brain's frontal lobe is known to impair one's ability to think and make choices. And now scientists say they've pinpointed the different parts of this brain region that preside over reasoning, self-control, and decision-making. The frontal lobe is often referred…
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Take Homework in Stride

Are you dreading homework? As we begin another school year, parents and kids everywhere are getting anxious about how they’re going to balance homework with family time, sports, and all the other after school activities. Keep in mind that research on homework has been met with mixed results. There is very little evidence that homework…
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Talking to Children About Death

Talking to your child about the death of a loved one and teaching your child how to cope can be very difficult.  You also are likely  struggling with the events that have unfolded and are at a loss for words and action. Parents, and anyone who cares for a child, can look for help from…
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