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Cognitive control supports the ability to put aside short-term gratification in pursuit of a goal. It matures as we age. But in adolescence, our reward centers mature much faster.
Psychologist Dr. Laura Anthony wants teens to know the warning signs of suicide. And if they see those signs, she wants them to come right out and ask.
We know how hard it is to find out your child is being bullied. That’s why our pediatric psychologist is sharing bullying tips for parents, as well as what to do if your child is being cyberbullied.
A psychologist shares what parents need to know about their kids' social skills. Find out what it takes to develop social skills in kids and how this can help them make friends and strengthen relationships.
Teen vaping is on the rise - about half of Colorado teens have tried it - and many teens don't know the risks. Learn the facts about vaping and e-cigarettes.
In the #MeToo era, teaching kids and teens about consent — what consent means, who can give it, when they can give it and when they know if they have it — is more important than ever. Our pediatric experts offer advice on how to start the conversation.
The questions teens ask during appointments with adolescent medicine expert Dr. Amy Sass are wide-ranging and hard to answer: Is my body normal? Should I have sex? Here, she shares the questions she gets from teens — and the answers that motivate them.
It's hard to decide if your child is ready for action movies, social media, explicit songs — and even harder to keep up with parental controls and new technology. Our experts share insights on guiding children through today’s media landscape.
Teaching kids to care about others is critical for social development. Our expert gives tips for parents on cultivating empathy in children at a young age.
Lying can be a frustrating experience for parents. Our experts share how to teach honesty and integrity - without a power struggle.
Children and teens might experience anxiety and depression because they feel like they have to be perfect all the time. Guido Frank, MD, pediatric psychiatrist helps parents understand when they need to be concerned.
Teens today are growing up with a depth, breadth and speed of media that didn't exist 20 years ago. Their parents don't always understand what that's like, but teens still need their help.