A window into adolescence

Researchers study biological roots for adolescent risk-taking

How students learn from their mistakes

Researchers at University of Southern California find that students who are focused on monitoring their own learning process, rather than on getting right answers, learn better over time.

Schooling is critical for cognitive health throughout life

Quality schooling matters cognitively for later life also.

To improve students’ mental health, teach them to breathe

Resiliency training programs could be a valuable tool for addressing the mental health crisis.

Jobs for the boys: How children give voice to gender-stereotyped job roles

Children, and especially boys, show stronger stereotyping about masculine and feminine jobs than previously suspected.

Playtime with dad may improve children’s self-control

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions as they grow up, research suggests.

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

From: The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health

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.

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

Scandinavian psychologists identify five key characteristics required to become an expert in any given field.

Research shows puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently

Findings indicate that there are opposite changes of brain activity in boys and in girls as they go through puberty.