Dr. Dave Podcast
By Dr. Dave Walsh and Erin Walsh
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Practical brain science for helping kids grow brighter, healthier, happier.
||The Bullied Brain – Part 3||Dr. Dave and Erin Walsh tackle cyberbullying in their third podcast on the bullied brain. In this podcast you will learn about: The relationship between cyberbullying and face-to-face bullying The power of parents as role models||29 4 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Bullied Brain – Part 2||You can't open the newspaper today without seeing a headline describing the devastating impacts that bullying is having on kids and schools. Is that because kids are bullying more today than in years past? Not necessarily. We are, however,||18 4 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Bullied Brain – Part 1||In the first of this three-part series, Dr. Dave Walsh and Erin Walsh describe the difference between bullying and cruelty and give parents signs to look for if they are worried about their child being bullied. -||8 4 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Thoughts on Media Violence As a Risk Factor||Following the Sandy Hook school shooting, Dr. Dave Walsh and Erin Walsh acknowledge that there are multiple, complex factors that create the conditions for such a tragedy. In this podcast, they tackle just one of these factors and explore the impact of...||18 12 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Create Positive Emotional Memories This Holiday Season||The holidays are a season for family time, giving, and...stress! Dr. Dave and Erin talk about the importance of paring down your obligations and creating positive emotional memories for your kids around the holidays. It is not always easy at the time,||4 12 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||The trouble with paying attention||Dr. Dave and Erin Walsh describe how difficult it can be for kids to pay attention in the digital age. They describe the difference between focused and reactive attention and suggest ways to help strengthen kids' capacity to focus. -||25 10 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Children and Sleep: Why Tired Brains Need to Hit the Hay||Tired kids aren't just sleepy, their brains are suffering too. Dr. Dave and Erin Walsh describe the importance of sleep for learning, memory, and mood. Unfortunately, data shows us that there are a lot of tired kids out there: -||17 10 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Technology and 21st Century Parenting||Dr. Dave Walsh and Erin Walsh answer a question posed by a parent - what is the right balance of media use for my teenage sons? - Dr. Dave and Erin contrast the "lock down" approach with the "hands off" approach and suggest a middle road that maintain...||25 9 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Teenage Brain: A Short Tour||Dr. Dave Walsh and Erin Walsh begin to help us answer the age-old question: "Why do they act that way?" Blending examples, stories, and science, this father-daughter pair explain why lots of baffling teenage behavior isn't unique to this generation - i...||26 6 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Self-Esteem and Praise||Dr. Dave and Erin Walsh describe the four myths of the self-esteem movement and why praise is a double-edged sword. - Want to hear the entire talk? Listen to Dr. Dave's hour-long lecture based his best selling book, No,||26 6 2012||Free||View In iTunes|