News  /  Published 07.09.22

Kolkata schools nudge parents to seek counselling

Parents are in need of counselling because their parenting style has become over-protective and anxiety-ridden in the last two years, said teachers and mental health professionals. Many schools said ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.09.22

Conference on neurodevelopmental paediatrics held at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre

State minister for women and child development Dr Shashi Panja was the chief guest...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Career  /  Published 12.08.22

Psychologist and Psychiatrist: What’s the difference?

When we consider helping a person who is struggling with their mental health, there are two kinds of professionals who can offer assistance - Psychologist and Psychiatrist ...
By Mehwash Hussain

Culture  /  Published 29.07.22

Ways to enhancing your happiness quotient

At the session at HHI, Diya shared three tips. The first is to practise one random act of kindness every single day. It could be as small as paying someone a compliment. She believes happiness is cont...
By Vinsha Seth (t2 intern)

Books  /  Published 22.07.22

Death over life

Book: Life Interrupted: Understanding India’s Suicide Crisis Author: Amrita Tripathi, Abhijit Nadkarni and Soumitra Pathare Publisher: Simon & Schuster Price: ₹599 Life Interrupted&nbs...
By Aaliya Waziri


Entertainment  /  Published 17.07.22

Eddie Munson remains misunderstood

Simultaneously, there was also a rise in the collective fear of what is known as the Satanic Panic. It was not only associated with metal music but also with the roleplay game, Dungeons & Dragons ...
By Sudarshana Ganguly (t2 intern)

News  /  Published 12.07.22

Teachers find indiscipline among kids in Kolkata schools

Discipline is still a concern in schools even months after the resumption of in-person classes, said teachers. Boys keeping their hair long and unkempt, answering back to the teacher, having disrespe...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.07.22

UNICEF, WB government experts highlight need for psychological development of children

UNICEF experts and a top health official of the West Bengal government stressed the need for healthy psychological development of children at an event on Saturday. The experts urged parents, doctors,...

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Folly of pushing kids to excel is back among parents in Kolkata

The resumption of physical school has also restarted a gnawing “social and peer pressure” among parents on how many activities their children are enrolled in. In Kolkata, parents are in a...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.22

Letters to the Editor: Study shows mathematics can spot liars and counter disinformation

Find the truth Sir — Understanding the human mind and behaviour lies at the core of the discipline of psychology. But now a study published in Frontiers in Psychology has shown that mathematics...
By The Telegraph


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