Weekend Reads: Cuckoo birds, childhood hallucinations, SIDS, etc

Well hello hello!  How is everyone doing this weekend?  I’m pretty good here, as I managed to snag my first day off from work in 12 days or so, and the sun’s shining.  Life is good.



If you’re looking for….an interesting study:

Overly critical parenting linked to anxiety disorder symptoms in kids.  Interesting data.

If you’re looking for….info on childhood hallucinations:

Childhood hallucinations might be more common than you think.  The appear to peak in mid-childhood, but that could just be when kids are aware enough to report they’re having them.

If you’re looking for….some fun science toys/books:

Try this list.

If you’re looking for….some SIDS news:

Altitude may play a part.  Interesting.

If you’re looking for….a parent you may not want to mimic:

The cuckoo bird does not look like a good role model.

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Bethany is a perpetual student who just won't stop taking classes. She's gone from engineering to psych and family systems to applied statistics, and is really fascinated by how people feel about numbers. She blogs about this over at Graph Paper Diaries, and experimenting with contingency tables at Two Ways to Be Wrong.

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