Parents, kids spend more time discussing how to use mobile technology

Study found that parents spend more time talking with children about the mechanics of using their mobile devices than they do about what they watch and download

Childhood physical inactivity reaches crisis levels around the globe

Report compares 49 countries; says 75 percent of countries have failing physical activity grades

Emotional suppression has negative outcomes on children

New research shows it’s better to express negative emotions in a healthy way than to tamp them down

Children’s sleep not significantly affected by screen time, new study finds

Screen-time has little impact on the quality of children’s sleep, according to new Oxford University.

Are children’s television programmes too cool for school?

New research to be presented at the 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition looks at how school life is depicted on children’s TV shows and what influence it may have on how children perceive school

Advertising in kids’ apps more prevalent than parents may realise

Ninety-five percent of reviewed apps for children ages 5 and under include at least one form of advertising, a new U-M study finds; why parents should pay attention

Unique patterns of neural communications found in brains of children with autism

At a time different parts of the brain are supposed to be talking to each other or working together, the communication between different regions of the brain appears to take unexpected exits and detours for no apparent reason.

How to avoid raising a materialistic child

If you’re a parent, you may be concerned that materialism among children has been on.

Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50% more likely to be overweight

A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania.

Children’s violent video game play associated with increased physical aggressive behaviour

Dartmouth analysis of multiple studies demonstrates how effect varies across ethnicity