Author: Editor

From the editorial team at The Education Wire.

Connectedness to nature makes children happier

This connection causes children to display more sustainable behaviours, which in turn gives them greater levels of happiness

Getting children to eat their greens? Both parents need to set an example

A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of.

Love matters: How parents’ love shapes children’s lives

Parents often put their own relationship on the back burner to concentrate on their children,.

Having fewer children reduced the education gap in China

Study finds women got more schooling, delayed parenthood

Teacher race and gender bias: Perceptions of students’ approach to learning affects grades

Researchers in the USA look at how racial bias can impact on teaching.

Sitting still linked to increased risk of depression in adolescents

Young people who are inactive for large proportions of the day throughout adolescence face a greater risk of depression by age 18

Short, intensive training improves children’s health

Short periods of intensive training motivates them to exercise, researchers claim.

Children’s mental health is effected by sleep duration

Important associations identified between sleep duration in children, brain structure, and cognitive and mental health measures.

Brain networks come ‘online’ during adolescence to prepare teenagers for adult life

How different regions of the brain ‘talk’ to each other – changes in two main ways during adolescence.

Early-life screen time linked to reduced physical activity in preschool children

From: The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health