The internet has played a large role in fostering intense fan communities. But are these high-octane, super-specific interests healthy? Or...interesting?
While children will undoubtedly counter myriad difficulties as they navigate life--and it does them a disservice to pretend otherwise--exposure is a double edged sword.
In 1986, in the midst of the Cold War, psychologists set out to find answers about how to talk to kids about nuclear war.
Some studies have found that simply getting kids to pick up a book during the summer may not actually help that much. What actually works?