Boys who play video games have a lower depression risk

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive symptoms three years later, finds a new study led by a UCL researcher. The study, published in Psychological Medicine, also found that girls who…

News

Music improves social communication in autistic children

Engaging in musical activities such as singing and playing instruments in one-on-one therapy can improve autistic children's social communication skills,…

Gender inequality could be driving the deaths of girls under 5

Levels of gender inequality across the world are associated with disproportionate death rates among girls under five years old, according…

Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50% more likely to be overweight

A new study by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania and six other centres reveals…

UKEd Leadership

Highlighting women’s achievements makes them want to be the boss

Highlighting female achievements in the workplace makes capable women significantly more likely to want to be the boss, a study shows. Public feedback…

Want to become an expert? Here’s the 5 things you need…

Becoming an expert in any field takes time and dedication, and many people think they have a good amount of knowledge to be…

Health

Boys who play video games have a lower depression risk

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive symptoms three years later, finds a new study…

Engaged dads can reduce adolescent behavioural problems & improve well-being

In low-income families, fathers who are engaged in their children's lives can help to improve their mental health and behaviour, according to a…

Research

Fellow students improve grades

Better grades thanks to your fellow students? A study conducted…

A window into adolescence

As any parent will tell you, no two children behave…

How students learn from their mistakes

An fMRI-based study of error-monitoring shows that students who are…

Health & Wellbeing

Boys who play video games have a lower depression risk

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive…

Engaged dads can reduce adolescent behavioural problems & improve well-being

In low-income families, fathers who are engaged in their children's lives can help to improve…

Stay in touch with your emotions to reduce pandemic-induced stress

Everybody, it seems, is stressed out to some degree by the coronavirus pandemic. It may…

Gadgets & EdTech

Boys who play video games have a lower depression risk

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive symptoms three years later, finds…

Laser targeted reading intervention programme launched to help schools support pupils’ learning recovery

As teachers return to class, the need to identify and address any reading issues will be a priority. With this…

Kaligo launches Cloud version to help provide seamless school to home learning to support the recovery curriculum

Kaligo has further developed their handwriting EdTech for the cloud, which will help foster a love of handwriting both at…

Features

Make a Dementor From Harry Potter

We really struggled to agree on what category to file this resource feature under, so…

Entertainment

In fiction, young people choose traditional love and gender stereotypes

Fictional television series can have an influence on the construction of young people's identities and values. In relation to the depiction of…

Politics

Poorest areas in England infested with Fast Food outlets

New figures from Public Health England (PHE) reveal England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots, with 5 times more outlets found in…