Adolescents’ well-being and learning during COVID-19 linked to psychological needs

Multi-country analysis highlights importance of experiencing competence, feeling connected to others

Nature draws out a happy place for children

New study explores children’s perception of their own wellbeing using art

A gender gap in negotiation emerges between boys and girls as early as age eight

Understood to persist between men and women in the workforce, Boston College team finds the gender gap in negotiation takes root during childhood

Fellow students improve grades

Peers personalities can influence your own academic achievement.

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.