School Daze

Don't sweat September. Here are some insights on the next step of your (or your child's) academic journey, and the smartest—and most surprising—means to success.

Why Our Schools Are Better Than China's

By Peter Gray Ph.D.

Our schools are better than China’s because ours don’t work as well as theirs.

Is Television the Key to Academic Success?

By Jacinta Francis Ph.D.

Watching TV may make your children smarter.

High School and "Senioritis"

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.

Slacking off senior year for social fun can be expected, and also prove costly

Back to School, Back to Anxiety

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.

Child anxiety and how to recognize it

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By Kate Roberts Ph.D.

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By Patty O'Grady Ph.D.

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By Michael J. Formica MS, MA, EdM

10 Tips to Head Off ADHD

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.

Preparing Teens for College

By Steve Baskin

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By Susan K Perry Ph.D.

Getting to the Goal Line

By Beverly D. Flaxington

Born to Be Friends

By Susan Newman Ph.D.

When Parents Call Their Adolescent "Lazy"

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.

You're Here to Fulfill My Dreams

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.

Packing up and saying Hello -- Coping with transition

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.

Sex Ed: Schools don’t teach it, so where do kids learn it?

By Michele Ybarra MPH, Ph.D.

Worst Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to Kids

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.

Depression Can Be Contagious For College Roommates

By Guy Winch Ph.D.

Motivating Your Child

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.

Getting Your Child’s Sleep Back On Track In Time For School

By Dennis Rosen M.D.

Help Children Crack the Reading Code (Part 1 of 2)

By J. Richard Gentry Ph.D.

Girls, Technology, and the Classroom

By Ana Homayoun

Twas the Night Before Courses

By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D.

Sleeping Around The Clock

By Dennis Rosen M.D.

Sleep Health for the New School Year

By Joseph A. Buckhalt Ph.D.

The Back Pain of Back to School

By Mark Borigini M.D.

Healthy Habits that Boost School Performance

By Linda Wasmer Andrews

A New Theory of Elite Performance

By Christine L. Carter Ph.D.

Introversion and the Teen Years

By Sophia Dembling

Family-School Partnerships for the 21st Century

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D.

Letting Go For College: A Guide for Parents and Students

By Ruth C White Ph.D.

Five Back-to-School Tips for Teens

By Raychelle Cassada Lohmann Ph.D.

Maybe You Only Need to Be Good at One Thing

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.