Your Kid Is Probably Not an ‘Orchid’ or a ‘Dandelion’–But Could Be Both

We are all products of our genes and environment, of nature and nurture. Thanks to research on parenting and child development, people are more aware than ever before of how varied environmental circumstances—including social and emotional experience—may help or hurt young people. But when scientists, policy makers, and ordinary citizens discuss developmental research, they often … Read more