Parenting Styles that Benefit Cognitive Development of Adolescents ABSTRACT: The impact of the style of parenting profoundly impacts the ability of a family to foster cognitive development, offering adolescents a greater opportunity for success in school, thereby assisting in the development of healthy and productive interactions in society at large, and in the family unit in particular. Yet parental styles can be significantly different. Which parenting style offers the best advantage for the cognitive and social development of adolescents? Authoritative parenting may offer the best benefits as demonstrated by Baumrind , yet subsequent researchers have found limitations with those findings. In an analysis of the impact of Baumrind’s...The end:
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