Why do psychologist's study children who have been adopted?

Answer Probably to better understand the affects on the children and how being adopted effects the a child's mental stability.

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Why do psychologists study children that have been adopted?

It allows psychologists to identify the differences between nature (what you are born with and cannot be changed, such as genetics) and nurture (what you learn from your surroundings and your envir... Read More »

What was the name of that family in the 1970s that adopted all those children including several special needs children and was the subject of television specials following those children's lives?

theres only a 2 percetile of children getting out of special ed. I was one of them and it takes hard work, determination, and sacrifices.

Is it really necessary for adopted parents to change their adopted children's last names?

When you get adopted you become one of their family and cut the ties with your former family. Most adoptive children never sees their biological parents again so having a strangers last name would ... Read More »

When do adopted children learn that they were adopted?

Children should be told about their adoption even before they are able to verbally communicate. Conversations about adoption should be positive, natural, and factual and communicated in a way that ... Read More »