Author: Editor

From the editorial team at The Education Wire.

Physical activity in the evening does not cause sleep problems

No excuses folks – Even after a tough day, exercising in the evening won’t affect your sleep. Go for a walk!

Parents, kids spend more time discussing how to use mobile technology

Study found that parents spend more time talking with children about the mechanics of using their mobile devices than they do about what they watch and download

To prepare kids financially, give them practice with money

The process through which parents impart knowledge onto their children is known as “financial socialisation.”

Childhood physical inactivity reaches crisis levels around the globe

Report compares 49 countries; says 75 percent of countries have failing physical activity grades

Emotional suppression has negative outcomes on children

New research shows it’s better to express negative emotions in a healthy way than to tamp them down

Family dinners improve teens’ eating habits no matter how well family functions

teenagers and young adults who sit down for family dinners

Effects of early education intervention on behaviour persist for 4 decades

Education plays a role in sense of fairness, social interactions

Social media use increases depression and loneliness

In the first experimental study of Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram use, University of Pennsylvania psychologist Melissa G. Hunt showed a causal link between time spent on the platforms and decreased well-being

Happy childhood memories linked to better health later in life

Fond recollections of parents a key factor, study says

Children’s sleep not significantly affected by screen time, new study finds

Screen-time has little impact on the quality of children’s sleep, according to new Oxford University.