Crime, punishment, and a junk food diet

Sydney Morning Herald 16 Nov 06 The modern diet may be to blame for the increase in violent behaviour in Western society. An American study investigating the effects of omega-3 fatty acid …

Calling a child ‘naughty’ can traumatise them, say experts

ThisisLondon.co.uk 16 Oct 06 Parents should not call their youngsters ‘naughty’ because it damages their self-confidence, a childcare expert controversially claimed. Annette Mountford, chief executive of the parenting organisation, Family …

To Be Married Means to Be Outnumbered (US)

New York Times 15 Oct 06 Married couples, whose numbers have been declining for decades as a proportion of American households, have finally slipped into a minority, according to an …

China linked to illegal brothels

North Shore Times Advertiser 12 Oct 06 The North Shore has become a haven for “production line” Chinese brothels with possible gang connections. That’s the message North Shore City Council has …