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Breastfeeding in public?

Breastfeeding is communicated in to public by flashmobs all over China. Each year, the event is held right around National Breastfeeding Awareness Day (May 20th) and always seems to draw quite the crowd.

China has a breastfeeding rate of just 28%, much lower than the rate of ……..

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Imitation in the neonatal phase

Imitation has long been assumed to occur from birth, with influential theories  placing an innate imitation module at the foundation of social cognition (potentially underpinned by a mirror neuron System. Yet, the very phenomenon of neonatal imitation has remained controversial. Empirical support is mixed and interpretations are varied, potentially because previous investigations have relied heavily on cross-sectional designs with relatively small samples and with limited controls. Here, we report surprising results from the most comprehensive longitudinal study of neonatal imitation to date.

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http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822%2816%2930257-3

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“Double-Eight” is the value of a father

As it is said at Wikipedia Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, but it is also celebrated widely on other days. Father’s Day was created to complement Mother’s Day, a celebration that honors mothers and motherhood.

A complementary integration lives from the fact that both sides, both poles belong to each other. It also means that both sides influence the other in a way that complementation always gets back into a good balance.

I was told that father`s day in China is not at all ……………..

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Eyes and eye contact can also be a torture

I remember the report of a female client talking about her childhood and expressing the specific, typical aspect of relationship between her and her mother.

When she had done something (wrong) or when the mother disagreed with the one or the other aspect of what my client had done as a child, her mother used to address her daughter with the following word: “Come to me, look into my eyes and tell me the truth. What have you done, didn’t you know, that I disagree with what you say.

Tell me the truth. And don`t forget, …………

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