Tag Children & families
Seth Pollak’s research focuses on the influences of environmental risk factors on children’s brain and behavioral development, with particular focus on emotions and learning.
Dane County Health Council and partners announce Black Maternal and Child Health Alliance to lead local birth equity efforts
The group will be co-chaired by Tiffany Green, assistant professor in the departments of Population Health Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
The fact that few young men are asked about the subject suggests physicians have an opportunity to begin more conversations about domestic violence and potentially intervene, says Tova Walsh, who led the study.
Children and teens may need extra support from caregivers as they react to and work through the unique changes and challenges of life during an outbreak. This is especially true as COVID-19 cases across the country and communities create, implement and adjust restrictions.
Sesame Workshop’s parental incarceration materials feature a Muppet named Alex, whose father is in jail. The UW–Madison study details how Alex’s story and the accompanying materials resulted in children’s at-home caregivers reporting positive change.
Members of the group Humorology say the coronavirus pandemic only heightened their fundraising resolve. Donations will benefit children who might otherwise go hungry.
Thomas's work aims to improve the life chances of Black children and youth by drawing attention to risks that undermine their positive development, strengthening the Black family, encouraging father engagement, and challenging policies that undermine these families.
“The higher their psychological distress, the less healthy food is available in the home and the more unhealthy the feeding practices are for their children,” says Myoungock Jang,
In the experimental game, a robot crash lands on an alien planet. In order to rebuild the spaceship, players must, as the robot, build rapport with the aliens by deciphering their emotions.
Easy access to a gun at home is bad for a child’s mental health, particularly for girls, according to a new examination of a study of American schoolchildren from the 1990s.