Research


Hope for parents with autistic children
William West | Jan 18 2013 | comment  

New research indicates that some children with autism may be able to lead a more normal life than previously thought.


Cognitive function enhancing video games? Hmmm
Mariette Ulrich | Sep 19 2011 | comment  
Do action video games make you smarter? Some research says, yes.

Adoption works well
Carolyn Moynihan | Dec 3 2010 | comment  
Adoption has been under attack in recent decades and has almost disappeared within western countries as an option for a mother who is not in a position to bring up her child. Perhaps it was often handled badly in the past, but family scholar Pat Fagan has found solid evidence that adoption works well for children.

NZ study will keep tabs on 7000 children
Carolyn Moynihan | Nov 29 2010 | comment  
The first results from a New Zealand cohort study were published over the weekend with great fanfare, the first NZ Herald headline reading, “40pc of pregnancies unplanned”. I think we were meant to be shocked rather than delighted at the lack of calculation behind so many births.
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