Parents don’t like it when children lie. But what do the kids themselves think about it? New research suggests truth telling isn’t black and white. As children get older, their moral evaluations of both lies and truths is increasingly influenced by whether they think this behaviour will cause harm to either others or themselves.
McGill Newsroom Reducing opportunistic infections such as TB in children with HIV could save both lives and money
A new report released today by UNICEF highlights the inequalities in child well-being in the world’s most affluent nations, including Canada. While progress in reducing child well-being gaps has been modest overall, Canada’s children are at the back of the pack, ranking in the bottom third when measured against other rich nations. (UNICEF)
McGill University Health Centre RI-MUHC will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network that aims to improve life outcomes for children with brain-based development disabilities RI-MUHC will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network that aims to improve life outcomes for children with brain-based development disabilities
“On any given night, there are about 35,000 homeless people across Canada, and the number of families and children among them is growing at an alarming rate, a new report reveals.
Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently asked "why kids lie, and what to do about it" by Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore. The interview was published this week by PBS.org's Parenting division, where they offer Expert Tips and Advice.
Dr. Frank Elgar's study on on the impact of socioeconomic inequalities on adolescent health is featured in the latest issue of Scientific American. Published April 14, 2015
If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.