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Speaking multiple languages can influence children’s emotional development

Anna Mikulak EurekAlert On the classic TV show “I Love Lucy,” Ricky Ricardo was known for switching into rapid-fire Spanish whenever he was upset, despite the fact Lucy had no idea what her Cuban husband was saying. These scenes were … Continue reading

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Parenting and Self Esteem – Ecological Systems Theory

Bronfenbrenner (1999), the Russian-American psychologist known for his Ecological System Theory, stated the importance of the role of the environment to the ecology of human development, as a dynamic multilevel system wherein the environment and internal process of human development … Continue reading

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Family Interactional Theory (FIT)

There is a significant acceptance for the psychological importance of self-esteem. Self-esteem is described as the “overall affective and cognitive self-appraisal of one’s own worth, value, and importance (Brook, Saar, & Brook, 2010, p. 2).  Family Interaction Theory (FIT) operates … Continue reading

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