Young children prefer to learn from people who are consistently accurate and confident
At a time when scams seem all around us and fake news appears to be on the rise, you might be relieved to know that even young children show some impressive skills when it comes to identifying poor sources of information, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia.
Jan 29, 2020
The one parenting trick everybody needs to know
Today’s Parent quoted Susan Birch, a professor in psychology at UBC, in an article about positive reinforcement in parenting. Birch said that the best praise is verbal.
Mar 18, 2019
iPad apps teach kids just as well as humans: UBC study
Young children learn just as well from interactive media as from face-to-face instruction, a new University of British Columbia study has found.
Nov 14, 2016