Health TrendsMaternal and Child Health

Parents and Children Take Cues From One Another During Learning

How parents interact with their children can influence the types of skills that the children acquire. This may be because parents and children unintentionally take cues from one another. Parental behaviors that support learning such as asking probing questions and engaging the children in hands-on activities are likely to produce different results than behaviors that may hinder learning, such as fixing problems for children.

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