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What is Family  & what it is Not

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What does the word "Family" means to you?

What pops in your mind first?

Who? & Why?

Remember, as you get older to be careful with any younger generation members & so called "caregivers". They are not here to help. Their only intention is to give you mental incapacity diagnosis & take control over your finances. That is it. They have no real interested in helping women after 45 or wealthy invalids.  

*  All of the videos here are educational. 

What is Family
Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems: 5 Forces Impacting Our Lives
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Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems: 5 Forces Impacting Our Lives

In 1964 most people thought that the reason people ended up poor was a matter of biology and had little to do with the environment they grew up in. Urie Bronfenbrenner, a young psychologist, helped us understand that a child’s environment also matters. When he was invented to explain his Ecological System Theory to the US congress, he made history. #sprouts #socialsciences #sproutslearning SUPPORT us to make more videos that can make the world a better place https://www.patreon.com/sprouts 🐦: DOWNLOAD video without ads and background music 🤫: https://sproutsschools.com/video-lessons/ SIGN UP to our mailing list and never miss a new video from us 🔔: http://eepurl.com/dNU4BQ SOURCES and teaching resources 🎓: https://sproutsschools.com/bronfenbrenners-ecological-systems/ VISIT our website https://www.sproutsschools.com THANKS to our patrons This video was made with the support of our Patrons: Margaret Grace, Jonathan Schwarz, Shao Xiang, Denis Kraus, Judy Roland, Bettina Kind, Gatsby Dkdc, Enrique Arellano Farias, Vishruth Harithsa, Nancy Bueffler, Adam G, Tetiana Gerasymova, Raman Srivastava, Daniel Kramer, David Markham, Marq Short, Scripz, Muhammad Humayun, Ginger, Tsungren Yang, Esther Chiang, Badrah, Cedric Wang, Broke, Jeffrey Cassianna, Sergei Kukhariev, Andrea Basilio Rava, kritik bhimani, Don Bone, John Zhang, Mathis Nu and all the others. Thank you! To join them visit www.patreon.com/sprouts COLLABORATORS Script: Jonas Koblin Artist: Pascal Gaggelli Voice: Mithril Coloring: Nalin Editing: Peera Lertsukittipongsa Production: Selina Bador Production Assistant: Bianka Proofreading: Susan Sound Design: Miguel Ojeda SOUNDTRACKS Toys Are Alive - Studio Le Bus Here Come The Raindrops - Reed Mathis DIG DEEPER with these top videos, games and resources: Challenging taken-for-granted ideas in early childhood education: A critique of Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory in the age of post-humanism - is Bronfenbernner’s model still relevant today? Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems Theory - with limitations Child Social Development in Context: An Examination of Some Propositions in Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological Theory - how Bronfenbrenner revised his model SOURCES Biography of Urie Bronfebrenner https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urie_Bronfenbrenner Overview of the Bioecological Model https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioecological_model Overview of the Ecological systems theory https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecological_systems_theory Overview of the Ecological systems theory https://psychpics.com/2015/12/16/eco-system-theory/comment-page-1/?unapproved=529&moderation-hash=2669ba5c40ffadc80db9636968a1a25a#comment-529\ Bronfenbrenner's Mesosystem: Definition & Examples https://study.com/academy/lesson/bronfenbrenners-mesosystem-definition-examples-quiz.html CLASSROOM EXERCISE Give each child a sheet of paper with Bronfenbrenner's 5 systems and let them draw the people and forces that affect their lives in each of the circles. Once they are done, let them explain the interrelationships between the different forces and how they affect their lives to a peer. Later you can ask your students what they know about poverty? Is it happening in your country and if so, how would a poor child’s 5 systems look different from theirs? You may even want to let your students simulate a congress and make an action plan to solve poverty in your country. Who knows, they might just make it come true one day ;).
Prenatal Development: What Babies Learn in the Womb
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Prenatal Development: What Babies Learn in the Womb

Everything starts the day your mom’s egg meets your dad’s sperm. 4 weeks later, your little brain begins to form. Epidemiologist David Barker says that whilst developing inside our mother, we are receiving ‘postcards’ from the outside world. These postcards tell us if this world is dangerous or safe if food is plentiful or scarce. Knowing nothing else, we learn from those messages. #pregnancy Join and support us! https://bit.ly/3O05w1Z Never miss a new video with our newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dNU4BQ Course on parenting: Conscious Parenting Mastery helps new parents build those critical emotional bonds to their children. Sing up for a free masterclass here: https://go.mindvalley.com/sprouts-parenting Special thanks to our co-author, researcher, and proud mom: Louise Dixon Thanks also to our Patrons: Cedric Wang, Eva Marie Koblin, Julien Dumesnil, G3077r3y C0rc0ran, Roy H Roundy, Mathis, and the others. You are amazing !!! Join our supporters and help us reach students and teachers worldwide with friendly videos that explain difficult things simply: www.patreon.com/sprouts Find the whole script and sources in the following link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FT49Ks4fHo3P3Nf4Edg21rLE5tRL4M6C-JJzUIXcMng/edit Sources: http://www.ehd.org/science_main.php?level=i http://www.aipro.info/drive/File/Prenatal%20origins%20of%20adult%20disease.%20M.J.%20Njiland%20et%20al..pdf https://developingchild.harvard.edu/science/key-concepts/resilience/
5 Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Life
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5 Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Life

There are four widely researched styles of parenting: authoritative, permissive, authoritarian, and neglectful. The styles range from controlling to undemanding, and from cold and unresponsive to loving and receptive. In recent years, over-involved parents, who are present in every aspect of their child’s life, are often referred to as the fifth style. They are also known as snowplow or helicopter parents. #parenting Support our work and become a patreon: https://bit.ly/3mpTLpN Never miss a new video with our newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dNU4BQ Free Masterclass: 👉 To teach your children well and embrace good parenting to set your kids up for real contentment, check out our free Masterclass https://go.mindvalley.com/sprouts-parenting Fun and related: Systems theory - How to organise a Children's Party https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Miwb92eZaJg Chapters: 0:00 Parenting styles 1:07 Authoritarian parenting 2:08 Permissive parenting 3:00 Authoritative parenting 4:02 Neglectful parenting 4:48 Over-Involved parenting 5:32 Research 5:50 Tips for parents 6:14 What do you think? Useful links Link to full script: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zUDbq3Qi1OPcxDjRbmhQGxifshSKn2HG-hqxVlB5yEA/edit?usp=sharing Sources Parenting styles: An evidence-based, cross-cultural guide https://www.parentingscience.com/parenting-styles.html Parenting Styles: A Closer Look at a Well-Known Concept https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6323136/#:~:text=Based%20on%20the%20combination%20of,and%20high%20responsiveness Parenting Dimensions and Styles: A Brief History and Recommendations for Future Research https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3746212/ Academic competence and parenting styles, as meta-analysis https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281561178_Associations_of_Parenting_Styles_and_Dimensions_with_Academic_Achievement_in_Children_and_Adolescents_A_Meta-analysis Meta-analysis of research from 1,435 studies on associations of parenting dimensions https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28459276/ Tiger moms https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_parenting Thank you to our patrons This video was made with the support of our Patrons: Enrique Arellano Farias, Vishruth Harithsa, Nancy Bueffler, Adam G, Raman Srivastava, Daniel Kramer, David Markham, Marq Short, Scripz, Muhammad Humayun, Ginger, Tsungren Yang, Esther Chiang, Badrah, Cedric Wang, Broke, Jeffrey Cassianna, Sergei Kukhariev, Andrea Basilio Rava, kritik bhimani, Don Bone, John Zhang, Mathis Nu and all the others. Thank you! To join them visit www.patreon.com/sprouts Video collaborators Script: Jonas Koblin & Avanti Giridharan Artist: Pascal Gaggelli Voice: Matt Abbott Coloring: Nalin Recording: Nalin Editing: Peera Lertsukittipongsa Creative Director: Selina Bador Production Assistant: Bianka Proofreading: Susan Made with MinuteVideos
Childhood Trauma: The Lives of the Neglected Children
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Childhood Trauma: The Lives of the Neglected Children

Children who experience physical, cognitive or emotional neglect, often face anxiety. As a result, their body produces stress hormones. If this happens a lot, these hormones become toxic for their developing brain, which then later can repress emotional and cognitive well-being for life. Non profit of Daniel Rucareanu: https://www.facebook.com/federeii/ TREATMENTS If a child is used to suppressing their emotions, because of neglect, it may be difficult to recognize and experience them in a healthy way. Therapists and mental health professionals can help both children and adults learn to identify, accept, and express their emotions in a healthful manner. These treatment options include: 1. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT): CBT aims to explain to you what's going on inside your brain and how to cope with irrational feelings or fears. 2. The Hoffman Process: This 7-8 day's guided process, designed to bring participants back into their childhood to reconnect with their parents and make peace. 3. Family therapy: If a child is being emotionally neglected at home, family therapy can help both the parents and the child. 4. Parenting classes: Parents who neglect their child’s emotional needs could benefit from parenting classes. 5. Psychoanalysis: The aim of psychoanalysis therapy is to release repressed emotions and experiences, i.e., make the unconscious conscious. SUPPORT us to help raise awareness about neglected children and other important topics https://www.patreon.com/sprouts 🐦: DOWNLOAD video without ads and background music 🤫: https://sproutsschools.com/video-lessons/ SIGN UP to our mailing list and never miss a new video from us 🔔: http://eepurl.com/dNU4BQ SOURCES and teaching resources 🎓: https://sproutsschools.com/neglect-the-lives-of-the-forgotten-children/ VISIT our website : https://www.sproutsschools.com CONTRIBUTE by upvoting your favourite topic or suggesting new ones : https://sprouts.featureupvote.com/ THANKS to our patrons This video was made with the support of our Patrons: Johan Klassen, Angela, Wolfgang Vullhorst, Reynir Örn Bachmann Guðmundsson, Daniel Kapuschinsky, Jonathan Schwarz, Margaret Grace, Bob Wilkerson, Stephen, María, Raymond Fujioka, Hal Beltran, Susan Schuster, Deepak Kamlesh, Margaret Grace, Jonathan Schwarz, Shao Xiang, Denis Kraus, Judy Roland, Bettina Kind, Gatsby Dkdc, Enrique Arellano Farias, Vishruth Harithsa, Nancy Bueffler, Adam G, Tetiana Gerasymova, Raman Srivastava, Daniel Kramer, David Markham, Marq Short, Scripz, Muhammad Humayun, Ginger, Tsungren Yang, Esther Chiang, Badrah, Cedric Wang, Broke, Jeffrey Cassianna, Sergei Kukhariev, Andrea Basilio Rava, kritik bhimani, Don Bone, John Zhang, Mathis Nu and all the others.Thank you! To join them visit www.patreon.com/sprouts COLLABORATORS Script: Jonas Koblin and Wave Vasiksiri Artist: Pascal Gaggelli Voice: Matt Abbott Coloring: Nalin Editing: Peera Lertsukittipongsa Creative Design: Selina Bador Production: Bianka Proofreading: Susan Sound Design: Miguel Ojeda Special thanks to our follower Wave Vasiksiri for suggesting the topic and collaborating on this script. SOUNDTRACKS Toys Are Alive - Studio Le Bus Here Come The Raindrops - Reed Mathis DIG DEEPER with these top videos, games and resources: Learn about The Attachment Theory: How Childhood Affects Life. Our video on the topic is a great start. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjOowWxOXCg&t=2s Do the still face experience with a baby or learn about it on youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apzXGEbZht0 SOURCES https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanian_orphans https://www.ironcurtainproject.eu/en/stories/the-battle-of-ceausescus-children/ Zeanah, C. H. et al., 2005. Attachment in Institutionalized and Community Children in Romania. Society for Research in Child Development, Volume 76, pp. 1015-1028 Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, M. P. C. M. L. & Juffer, F., 2008. IQ of Children Growing Up in Children's Homes: A Meta-Analysis on IQ Delays in Orphanages. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, Volume 54, pp. 341-366 https://www.ironcurtainproject.eu/en/stories/the-battle-of-ceausescus-children/; https://www.pri.org/stories/2015-12-28/half-million-kids-survived-romanias-slaughterhouses-souls-now-they-want-justice. Nelson, C.A., Zeanah, C.H., Fox, N.A., Marshall, P. J., Smyke, A.T., & Guthrie, D. (2007). Cognitive recovery in socially deprived young children: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project. Science, 318(5858), 1937-1940. PMID: 18096809 https://www.childpact.org/2015/05/06/the-former-institutionalised-children-of-romania-come-together-to-investigate-the-abuses-of-ceausescus-orphanages http://donellameadows.org/archives/ceausescus-longest-lasting-legacy-the-cohort-of-67 https://adoption.org/many-orphans-worldwide CHAPTERS 00:00 Neglect Theory 00:40 Daniel Rucareanu's story 01:33 Cognitive Neglect 02:29 Physical Neglect 03:10 Emotional Neglect 05:10 Ending
Sibling Dynamics: How Brothers and Sisters Affect Each Other
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Sibling Dynamics: How Brothers and Sisters Affect Each Other

Most people have a sibling — in fact, children in the U.S. today are more likely to grow up with a brother or sister than with a father. While a lot of social scientists research the impact of schools and parenting, little attention is given to a relationship that might be even more consequential. To understand just how important our relationship with our siblings are, let’s remind ourselves of the tragic story of the two most famous brothers in Western history. SUPPORT us to learn more about what influences who we are as adults! https://www.patreon.com/sprouts 🐦: DOWNLOAD video without ads and background music 🤫: https://sproutsschools.com/video-lessons/ SIGN UP to our mailing list and never miss a new video from us 🔔: http://eepurl.com/dNU4BQ SOURCES and teaching resources 🎓: https://sproutsschools.com/siblings-dynamics-how-brothers-sisters-affect-each-other/ VISIT our website : https://www.sproutsschools.com CONTRIBUTE by upvoting your favorite topic or suggesting new ones : https://sprouts.featureupvote.com/ THANKS to our patrons Andrea Basilio Rava, Angela, Badrah, Brilliant Minds Learning, Cedric.Wang, Daniel Kramer, Denis Kraus, Digital INnov8ors, Esther Chiang, Eva Marie Koblin, Gatsby Dkdc, Ginger, Hal Beltran, ICH KANN DEUTSCH UND ES WAR EINFACH!, Jannes Kroon, Jeffrey Cassianna, Joanne Doyle, Johan Klassen, Jonathan Schwarz, Juliet Hutchings, L Efre, Liskaya, Marcel, Marco VanGuff, Margaret Grace, María, Marq Short, Mathis Nu, Mezes.Macko, Muhammad Humayun, Okan Elibol, Petra, Raymond Fujioka, Reynir Örn Bachmann Guðmundsson, Robert Cook, scripz, Si, Stephen, Stephen Clark, Stefan Gros, Susan Schuster, Tetiana Gerasymova, Tristan Scifo, Victor Paweletz, Wolfgang Vullhorst and all the others.Thank you! To join them visit www.patreon.com/sprouts COLLABORATORS Script: Jonas Koblin Artist: Pascal Gaggelli Voice: Matt Abbott Coloring: Nalin Editing: Peera Lertsukittipongsa Production: Selina Bador, Morgan Lizop Fact-checking: Ludovico Saint Amour di Chanaz Proofreading: Susan Sound Design: Miguel Ojeda SOUNDTRACKS Toys Are Alive - Studio Le Bus Nice Toys - Studio Le Bus Terror Avenue - Jace Pierce DIG DEEPER with these top videos, games and resources: If you have children who could use some help in learning to get along, consider participating in this educational program Adler's research mostly resisted the test of time with modern science techniques showing that his theories were quite accurate. The main one being that order of birth impacts the most children's personalities. This interacts also with gender. One huge limitation of adlerian theories was that he performed his research only on caucasian english and north american children which means that his research could not be generalized to other ethnicities and populations and cultures. However recent research is trying to do this and apparently although the effects are slightly different across cultures there is always a difference in behavior that is correlated with order of birth. Read more about Adler's Research SOURCES Individual psychology, Alfred Adler, Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Individual_psychology Sibling influence on children’s objectively measured physical activity: a meta-analysis and systematic review https://bmjopensem.bmj.com/content/4/1/e000405 Sibling relationship quality and psychopathology of children and adolescents: A meta-analysis https://www.researchgate.net/publication/233536695_Sibling_relationship_quality_and_psychopathology_of_children_and_adolescents_A_meta-analysis Birth order - an overview based on big population data https://www.nber.org/reporter/2017number4/new-evidence-impacts-birth-order CLASSROOM EXERCISE Get your students to research famous people and find out what happened to their siblings. What were their lives like? And which one would your students rather be? How would your students feel if they had a famous sibling? CHAPTERS 00:00 Intro to siblings dynamics 00:40 The first famous brothers 02:41 Adler’s theory 03:54 6 Facts of siblings 05:51 Adler’s advice 06:14 Sprouts Avatar 06:23 Patrons’ credit 06:32 Ending
Freud’s 5 Stages of Psychosexual Development
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Freud’s 5 Stages of Psychosexual Development

Freud’s theory of psychosexual development claims that as we grow up, we pass through five critical phases which are defined by our sexual drive, also called libido, concentrating at specific erogenous zones. #learn #psychology #freud Support our work and become a patreon: https://bit.ly/391PV37 Never miss a new video with our newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dNU4BQ This video was made with the support of our Patrons: Andrea Basilio Rava, Avigail, Badrah, Broke, Cedric Wang, Eileen Zhang, Eva Marie Koblin, Esther Chiang, David Markham, Denis Kraus, Don Bone, Ginger, Jeffrey Cassianna, John Zhang, Julien Dumesnil, kritik bhimani, Mathis Nu, Petra, Peter Bishop, Sergei Kukhariev, Tsungren Yang, and all the others!!! Script: Selina Bador Artist: Pascal Gaggelli Voice: Matt Abbott Recording: Nalin Editing: Peera Creative Director: Jonas Koblin Made with MinuteVideos Subscribe to: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-RKpEc4eE9PwJaupN91xYQ To read the full script: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1logwMtuM_XeOqVT8oFtsJKLHNQyoHF_PALDjEF9Juno/edit?usp=sharing Sources: PSYCHOTHERAPY - Sigmund Freud https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQaqXK7z9LM Freud's Psychosexual Stages of Development https://www.verywellmind.com/freuds-stages-of-psychosexual-development-2795962 Sigmund Freud- Wikipedia Biography https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigmund_Freud The Oedipus Complex in Children https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-an-oedipal-complex-2795403 Overview of the Oral Stage with links to other Psychosexual development stages https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oral_stage
Early Childhood Education: The Research
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Early Childhood Education: The Research

Here what science says about Early Childhood Education. To support our early years, visit www.patreon.com/sprouts Source: 30 Million Word Difference http://www.aft.org/sites/default/files/periodicals/TheEarlyCatastrophe.pdf The High Scope Perry Preschool Study http://www.highscope.org/file/research/paerryproject/specialsummary_rev2011_02_2.pdf University of Michigan - How American Children Spend Their Time http://preview.tinyurl.com/yb4bzzu3 The Heckman Curve https://heckmanequation.org/resource/the-heckman-curve/ What a child experiences during the first years of their life has a lasting impact on the development of their brain. While genes set the roadmap, experiences create the neural connection inside the brain that sets the foundations of our emotions, language, motor skills, vision, and memories. If one region gets additional stimulation, the neural pathways within that area and the connections to other areas grow stronger. This process is called synaptic pruning. You can also imagine your brain as a planet. There is Motor Skill Metropolis, Memory Mountain and Vision Village. Through the years, popular cities grow bigger and links between them get larger. Now if one area was never developed, there can be traffic jams. This then slows down the development of the entire brain. Some neurotransmitters will be tired of getting to work. Others will take short cuts and get lost. Imagine your brain is a planet. Big cities have many houses, roads, and connections to travel to other big cities. If they are popular, over time those cities and links between them grow bigger and stronger. But if one town was never developed, citizens will have trouble to get around. As a result, there is little business and traffic jam for everyone who wants to pass through. This limits not only the development of that area but limits the growth of the entire ecosystem. Betty Hart and Todd Risley studied children’s exposure to language. On average children from families on welfare were exposed to about 600 words per hour. Kids from rich families got about 2,000. By the age of 3, the gap becomes 30 million words. But it didn’t end there. Children from privileged families received much more positive feedback. For every 6 words of praise, there was only one word of discouragement. Welfare kids, however, heard twice as many discouragements than praise. This could make a difference that lasts a lifetime. In a study that began in 1963, psychologist David Weikart and his team randomly divided 123 underprivileged kids into two groups. One group spent two years at a top preschool with excellent teachers. They made art, discussed problems, and received a lot of attention, respect, and love. For the other, life went on as usual. Often without much attention from anyone 40 years later the Highscope Perry Preschool Study was published. At age five, 67% of the children in the top preschool group had an IQ of over 90, they were school-ready. Of the others, only 28% achieved that. At fourteen there was a big difference in basic classroom achievements. At twenty-seven the top preschool group was more likely to own their own home. And at age forty they earned more money and were less likely to ever be sentenced to jail. The researchers concluded that the two years at preschool nourished the children not only intellectually but also gave them social skills, courage, and perseverance. This combination of character strength, also called Grit, was later responsible for their success in life. The 15,000 dollars invested in putting those kids into preschool, later benefited the entire society, mainly through a reduction in crime. The total return of investment was estimated to be at a 195,000 dollars. In 2006 Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman published what became known as the Heckman Curve. It shows the return of investments in education, which is the highest in the early years. Governments have since started to act. In Germany, parents get a lot of financial support to raise their kids. In Japan, mothers or fathers can take a full year of paid leave. In France, all children go to Kindergarten free of charge. If you happen to be in charge, know that with every extra minute you spend encouraging and talking to that little troublemaker, you might be doing him a favor for life. According to the University of Michigan: "regular family dinners are a stronger predictor of good grades than doing homework."
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