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From the editorial team at The Education Wire.

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

Study shows why women have to be likeable, and men don’t

For women, likeability is an asset in all interactions. For men, likeability matters only in interactions with the opposite sex.

New tool assesses risk of depression in adolescence

Researchers develop tool that can help identify which young people will go on to experience a major depressive disorder when they reach 18 years.

Non gendered individuals in power situation shown as part of the study
From as young as 4, children see males as more powerful than females

Results show that children have early sensitivity to a gender hierarchy.

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.

Study shows teenage girls far more likely to self-harm

Girls shown as the new ‘high-risk’ group – sexism and poverty are linked to poor mental health and wellbeing among 14-year-old girls

There is no ‘I’ in team—or is there?

There is no ‘I’ in Team—as the saying goes. But new research suggests it is.