I am posting this here because it seems to connect with the two previous posts - on shame - and with what I have written about "The Streetlights of Normiarchy". I've put it all on the back burner for now, hoping the dots will connect themselves.
PS: Adding this, via Sigrun Daily:
Seven-year-olds' beliefs about ability are associated with the way they were praised as toddlers
By Christian Jarrett (@psych_writer)
And this, via @medskep
The play deficit: Children today are cossetted and pressured in equal measure. Without the freedom to play they will never truly grow up
by Peter Gray