Low-income preschoolers exposed to nurturing care have with higher IQ scores later on

IMAGE: This model illustrates the proposed association between early cumulative adversities in childhood and benefits in adolescence that might be modified by nurturing care in the home; the researchers found only… view more  Credit: Reprinted from The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(20)30309-6/fulltext , Angela C B Trude et alEffects of responsive caregiving and learning opportunities […]

A brief pilot intervention enhances preschoolers’ self-regulation and food liking — ScienceDaily

Mindfulness training and engaging in classroom-based games can influence self-regulation and food liking when introduced during the preschool years according to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, published by Elsevier. “For this study, we were interested in developing and evaluating a brief five-week intervention that incorporated best practices for supporting […]

A brief pilot intervention enhances preschoolers’ self-regulation and food liking

AUDIO: Lead investigator Sara A. Schmitt, PhD, Purdue University, reports that an intervention using mindfulness training and engaging in classroom-based games can influence self-regulation and food liking for fruits and vegetables… view more  Credit: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Philadelphia, November 6, 2020 – Mindfulness training and engaging in classroom-based games can influence self-regulation and […]