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Shrinking It Down: The Death of a Pet (Season 2, Ep. 1)

October 11, 2018

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Last season, we talked about the benefits of pets for our kids’ mental health. That unconditional love helps our children to build skills and navigate important life lessons.

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Shrinking It Down: When Nightmares Become Reality in the U.S. (Special Episode)

June 22, 2018

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In research that’s been done about kids’ fears, the most frightening thing is losing or being left without a parent.

Through the events at the U.S.

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Shrinking It Down: Kids, Marches, and Media (Season 1, Episode 14)

May 16, 2018

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Recently, youth-driven marches such as ‘March for Our Lives’ have received extensive media coverage.

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Shrinking It Down: Creativity Gives Our Brains a Boost (Season 1, Episode 12)

April 18, 2018

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Is creativity important for human relationships? We don’t just think so, we know it! Think about it, yourself: What does it mean when you watch a movie with family or create music with friends?

On this episode of Shrinking It Down, Dr.

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Shrinking It Down: Political Angst in America? (Season 1, Episode 6)

January 24, 2018

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According to a 2017 report by the American Psychological Association, 2/3 of Americans feel stressed about the future of our nation, including a majority of each Democrats and Republicans.

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Shrinking It Down: Films That Heal, with Eric Lu (Season 1, Episode 5)

January 10, 2018

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Films foster empathy and can even promote social action. Sharing stories of mental health through video allows viewers to deeply connect with storytellers.

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Shrinking It Down: Navigating Divisiveness During the Holidays (Season 1, Episode 3)

December 13, 2017

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Differing viewpoints, feelings of frustration. We’re all constantly on edge today, and families can be home to a wide range of beliefs, which only adds stress to “together” time.

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The Psychological Gift Of Giving A Gift

December 6, 2017

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Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

The holidays are, alas, upon us.

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