Important associations identified between sleep duration in children, brain structure, and cognitive and mental health measures.
How different regions of the brain ‘talk’ to each other – changes in two main ways during adolescence.
For women, likeability is an asset in all interactions. For men, likeability matters only in interactions with the opposite sex.
Researchers develop tool that can help identify which young people will go on to experience a major depressive disorder when they reach 18 years.
Girls shown as the new ‘high-risk’ group – sexism and poverty are linked to poor mental health and wellbeing among 14-year-old girls
Globally, in 2016, 81% of 11- to 17-year-old school students did not reach WHO recommendations to do an hour of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity every day
Cardiff University study showed adolescents were less likely to want to engage with schoolwork when mothers spoke with a pressurising tone
Findings indicate that there are opposite changes of brain activity in boys and in girls as they go through puberty.
Study demonstrates genetic effects but they need to be replicated in larger independent datasets to confirm the findings.