Music- A Catalyst For Success In Academics

Something that can enhance your mood, and make you relaxed, focused, and proficient is none other than Music. Music is magical. It has the potential to boost concentration, mindset, and performance. In the context of academics, high school students who take music courses score significantly better on math, science, and English exams than their non-musical … Read more

Mental Well-being In Adolescence Ensures Better Heart Health Later In Life

A healthy mind ensures a healthy body, it works the other way around too. Better fitness and stress resilience among the youth ensure their mental well-being. And good mental health among adolescents protects them against heart diseases later in life. According to a study, depression or anxiety in adolescence is linked with a 20% greater … Read more

Childhood Physical Activity Has Implications For Later Physical And Mental Health

Playing a sport is a great way for children to take a break from academics and release pent-up energy. Regular sports and exercise activities have been shown to benefit kids not just physically but also socially and psychologically, which makes their lives richer and happier. A study suggests that young boys who do sports tend … Read more

Celebrate The Positives And Empower Children’s Mental Health

When children are free to make small mistakes and are appreciated for their positives, their self-esteem and confidence take new heights. It fosters a mindset that encourages them to try new things and tackle problems in future. According to a study, training teachers to focus on positive conduct and avoid jumping to correct minor disruptions … Read more

Memories And Perception Of Childhood Abuse And Neglect Influence Mental Health

Our lives are driven by the stories behind certain key incidents that may have taken place in our childhood. And we end up being and living in a certain way, driven by the stories and the meaning that we have attached to those happenings. New research has found that the way childhood abuse and/or neglect … Read more

Channelising Teenager’s Stress Response To A Positive Driving Force And Sound Mental Wellbeing

Days of adolescence are a delicate period of transformation for most children which includes physical, mental, emotional, and psychological. This period can also be filled with challenges as they walk the path of self-discovery and growth and hence ensuring a sound mental wellbeing becomes very important. Researchers at the University of Rochester have developed a … Read more

Music Develops Neural Brain Networks Of Premature Babies

In the Mahabharata, Abhimanyu (Arjun’s son) is said to have learned a war skill (entering the Chakravyuh) when he was in the womb of his mother. Babies in the womb can hear the sounds and voices of their mothers. Their brain networks get stimulated with the input of sound given to them. Even premature babies, … Read more

Emotional Climate Of Parent And Child Helps Youth Through Adolescent Transition Smoothly

A positive and supportive parent-kid environment where children can discuss their problems helps children cope with adolescent stressors in a big way. An adolescent goes through a diversity of experiences due to biological, cognitive, and social changes. Adjustment during adolescence is reflected in identity formation, which often involves exploration followed by commitments to identities. In … Read more

Motherhood and Mental Health: Postpartum Depression Among Indian Moms

Motherhood, often described as a divine journey, paints a picturesque image of bliss, joy, and serene moments. While cradling my own daughter, lost in the depth of her eyes, I felt an overwhelming sense of love. But what many don’t talk about, especially in our Indian context, is the shadow that sometimes looms silently behind … Read more

Pregnant Women With Anorexia Need Substantial Psychological And Physiological Help

Obsession with restriction of nutrient intake because of the fear of gaining weight and distorted body image may sometimes carry forward during pregnancy. This eating disorder called anorexia, has a greater risk during pregnancy impacting the child and leading to various complications. Research recommends focusing on specialist mental health, obstetric, medical, and nutritional care for … Read more

Sing To Your Infants, It Will Strengthen Your Bond With Them

A precious moment in every parent’s life is when their infant responds to a particular rhythm and moves her limbs to the beat. Parents are on cloud nine. Yes, very young children are sensitive to musical rhythm, and this builds social engagement and connection with them. According to a study, engaging infants with a song … Read more

Immune System Plays An Important Role in Development Of Mental Disorders

There is a close relationship between body and brain. If the body stays healthy, mental health is also maintained and visa versa. A new study shows that the infections children contract during their childhood are linked to an increase in the risk of mental disorders during childhood and adolescence. This knowledge expands our understanding of … Read more

Children Can Keep Away From Status-related Bias If The Structure Is Explained Specifically

Explanations shape a child’s world. Children’s perception of status-related bias and response to inequality is influenced by the way causes are explained to them. According to a new study by a group of psychologists, perception of inequality may be influenced by how reasons are communicated to them. The study shares insight into the factors that … Read more

Want to build resilience in your kids? Give them creative training

September 08, 2023; Unhurry Expert Research Team Parents always have a concern about making their children resilient and strong enough to face life’s problems. Here’s the key, creativity lessons during their early school years cultivates their resilience to face real-life problems more smoothly. In a short study, researchers taught students in third, fourth, and fifth … Read more

Nightmares And Irregular Sleep Patterns In Young Children Associated With Mental Health Issues In Their Teens

Infants and young children who experience irregular sleep routines and frequently wake up at night are likely to be associated with mental health issues during their teenage years. Researchers from the School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham examined questionnaire data from the UK-based Children of the 90s longitudinal research, which was founded almost … Read more