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.

Young people who frequently argue with their parents are better citizens

Teenagers who regularly clash with their parents are more likely to have given time to.

Childhood aggression linked to deficits in executive function

Primary school children with reduced cognitive skills for planning and self-restraint are more likely to.

For girls who mature early, psychological problems last into adulthood

For the past 50 years, researchers have known that girls who get their periods earlier.

Warning follows report into online child sexual abuse risk

If the public are serious about wanting to protect children from online sexual abuse more.

Perceptions about what it takes to succeed in STEM fields may keep females out

Why do large gender disparities exist in certain fields but not others? Research suggests that.

Sex education doesn’t reflect real-life realities of lesbian and bisexual girls

Most lesbian and bisexual girls don’t know they can get sexually transmitted infections (STIs) from.

Girls’ social camouflage skills may delay or prevent autism diagnosis

On parent-reporting measures, girls with autism seem to struggle more than boys with performing routine.

Regular takeaways linked to kids’ heart disease and diabetes risk factors

Children who regularly eat take-away meals may be boosting their risk factors for heart disease.

Girls better than boys at working together to solve problems

Girls are much better than boys at working together to solve problems, according to the.