Preschool education can benefit generations of families

Early childhood education programs can impact life outcomes in ways that span generations, according to.

What happens when your picky eater becomes a teenager?

However, the few children who were persistent picky eaters, those who were less able to.

Decline in physical activity often starts as early as age 7

Overall physical activity starts to decline already around the age of school entry. While the.

Young people store 1.5 megabytes of information to master their native language

New research suggests language acquisition between birth and 18 is a remarkable feat of cognition rather than something humans are just hardwired to do

The grassroots revolution making it normal for children to ‘play out’ again

In the 1970s and 80s it was normal for children to ‘play out’ on the.

The influence of social media and children’s food intake

New University of Liverpool research, published in Pediatrics, highlights the negative influence that social media has.

Children prefer friends who talk like they do

A preference for friends with similar accents does not necessarily mean that the children were biased against those with non-native accents.

Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

Findings could lead to tests that identify the disorder before kids fall far behind their peers, says UB psychologist

Study from @RCPCHtweets explores health impacts of screen time for young people

There is not enough evidence to confirm that screen time is in itself harmful to child health at any age, making it impossible to recommend age appropriate time limits.

10 year olds in the UK have consumed 18 years’ worth of sugar

PHE launches new Change4Life campaign to help families cut back on sugar.