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

Boys who play video games have a lower depression risk

Different types of screen time can positively or negatively influence young people’s mental health.

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.

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.

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

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.

Playing video games generally not harmful to boys’ social development

The popularity of interactive video games has sparked concern among parents, educators, and policymakers about.

Gender inequality could be driving the deaths of girls under 5

Levels of gender inequality across the world are associated with disproportionate death rates among girls under five years old

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

Men consistently report lower parental involvement in sex education than women

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.