Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 89 , Segment 2
Episode: Renewable Energy, Comparing Children, Lightbulb Warnings
- Jun 25, 2015 9:00 pm
- 16:03 mins
Guest: Alex Jensen, Ph.D., Professor in the School of Family Life at BYU Good parenting can feel like a minefield at times. Parents want to encourage their kids, praise them, protect them from harm – but psychologists say those goals are sometimes at odds with each other. One thing’s for sure – parents should never play favorites. However, there’s new research showing how easy it is for parents to show favoritism without even realizing it. And the subtle language they use in communicating with their kids can affect how academic performance and future pursuits in life.