French researchers tested the hypnotic power of devices on children and found screen time really does dull the senses. For kids going into surgery, tablets worked as well as anxiety-reducing drugs and even improved their reaction to anesthesia.
An unplanned pregnancy brought two people into a ‘parenting prenup‘ as they worked through and aligned on the important philosophical and practical points of parenting long before they faced them. The result, says the mother, is the best of both worlds.
Feeding and changing a crying robot baby seems like the best form of birth control. But Australian researchers have found the exact opposite — teen girls who went through basic sex ed were less likely to get pregnant than girls who were required to care for a simulation baby.