Instilling persistence in children

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

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.

Study shows that most teens do have, and use, behavioural brakes

Young people who engage in excessive levels of impulsiveness, such as acting without thinking during their teen years, later struggle with addictions or other problem behaviours as young adults.

Omega-3s help keep kids out of trouble

Something as simple as a dietary supplement could reduce disruptive, even abusive behaviour, according to.

Scientists link more than 1,000 gene variants to educational attainment

Although primarily influenced by environmental and social factors, years of schooling are also influenced by.

Are you prone to feeling guilty? Then you’re probably more trustworthy

It turns out your mother was right: guilt is a powerful motivator. New research from.

Social media manipulation rising globally

The manipulation of public opinion over social media platforms has emerged as a critical threat.

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.

Doing school differently

The Australian not-school movement that’s helping young people re-engage with learning Alternative schooling programs could.