Child development refers to the biological and psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy. Because these developmental changes may be strongly influenced by genetic factors and events during prenatal life, genetics and prenatal development are usually included as part of the study of child development. Related terms include developmental psychology, referring to development throughout the lifespan, and pediatrics, the branch of medicine relating to the care of children. Developmental change may occur as a result of genetically-controlled processes known as maturation, or as a result of environmental factors and learning, but most commonly involves an interaction between the two. It may also occur as a result of human nature and our ability to learn from our environment. Human beings have a keen sense to adapt to their surroundings and this is what child...
Md. started the Discussion
on Jun 27, 2014 , 04:42 pm
Why Sex Education is important in India today?
It has been seen that various schools across different cities in India are organizing workshops to create awareness among students on issues like health and hygiene. Unfortunately, a complete sex education drive on a regular basis is still to be more »
Parthiban S started the Discussion
on Jun 20, 2014 , 10:42 am
In a bid to provide protection to women facing violence, a first-of-its-kind integrated helpline-cum-crisis centre is soon to be launched in Chhattisgarh. A 24X7 women's helpline, number-181, will soon be opened in the state which aims to more »
Piyush Choudhary commented on the citizen journalism
on Jun 10, 2014 , 03:33 pm
Miracles are a complex and fascinating phenomenon. Accounts throughout history have detailed remarkable instances of what people have claimed to be divine intervention, instances that continue to confound and mystify. These miraculous events are more »
Girish Singhania commented on the citizen journalism
on Jun 10, 2014 , 09:22 am
Maneka Gandhi turns WCD ministry spick & span. NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directive to all ministries to keep the offices spick and span has started having its impact, with the ministry of women and child development taking the lead more »
Rajesh Singhal posted the Blog
on Jun 04, 2014 , 09:34 pm
We should do something now.
There has been outrage in the country and globally after two young girls were gang-raped and found hanging from a tree in Uttar Pradesh last week. In a statement yesterday the US said it is "horrified" at reports of sexual violence and murders in India. "Like so many in India, we were horrified to learn of these violent sexual assaults and murders. Our thoughts are with the victims' families during this difficult time," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf more »
Rajesh Vyas - Survivors of slavery are supported to exit slavery and empowered to break the cycle of vulnerability
The government hotline is known as ‘Child Line’. The hotline operates around the country in a number of different languages. It is toll-free and can be called around the country, and internationally. While it is called the ‘Child Line’, it more »