Asking questions, testing improves student learning of new material

Jason Chan makes a point to periodically interrupt his lecture and ask students a question.

Insufficient sleep associated with risky behaviour in teens

Mental health issues, substance abuse, accidents more likely for high school students sleeping less than six hours per night

The whole day matters for cognitive development in children

New study from CHEO Research Institute shows children who meet screen and sleep time recommendations have improved cognition

First-born children more likely to learn about sex from parents

Men consistently report lower parental involvement in sex education than women

Instilling persistence in children

Encouraging children “to help,” rather than asking them to “be helpers,” can instill persistence as.

Depressed teens, depressed parents

Treating depression in teens may benefit parents’ mental health, too, study finds

Rude to your colleague? Think of their family!

Incivility in the workplace associated with more negative parenting behaviours at home, study says

Adult-child conversations strengthen language regions of developing brain

Study suggests talking with children from early age could promote language skills regardless of socioeconomic status

Eight and nine-year-olds experience poor body image as hormone levels rise

Children as young as eight are vulnerable to poor body image as hormone levels rise with the onset of puberty, a new study has found.

Email monitoring during non-work hours are detrimental to the health and well-being

Employer expectations of work email monitoring during nonwork hours are detrimental to the health and.