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

Family dinners improve teens’ eating habits no matter how well family functions

teenagers and young adults who sit down for family dinners

Effects of early education intervention on behaviour persist for 4 decades

Education plays a role in sense of fairness, social interactions

Social media use increases depression and loneliness

In the first experimental study of Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram use, University of Pennsylvania psychologist Melissa G. Hunt showed a causal link between time spent on the platforms and decreased well-being

Happy childhood memories linked to better health later in life

Fond recollections of parents a key factor, study says

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

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

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.

The secret to being more likeable at job interviews revealed

Cass study says focusing on effort, rather than talent, makes the best impression