Teenagers less likely to respond to mothers with controlling tone of voice

Cardiff University study showed adolescents were less likely to want to engage with schoolwork when mothers spoke with a pressurising tone

Want to become an expert? Here’s the 5 things you need…

Scandinavian psychologists identify five key characteristics required to become an expert in any given field.

Research shows puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently

Findings indicate that there are opposite changes of brain activity in boys and in girls as they go through puberty.

Sharing goals – be careful whom you share with

If you want to achieve a goal, make sure you share your objective with the.

Social media stress can lead to social media addiction

Social network users risk becoming more and more addicted to social media platforms even as.

Study identifies possible genetic link between children’s language and mental health

Study demonstrates genetic effects but they need to be replicated in larger independent datasets to confirm the findings.

Frequent use of social media may compromise teenage girls’ mental health by increasing exposure to bullying and reducing sleep and physical exercise

First study to examine three mechanisms by which very frequent use of social media may harm mental health suggests efforts should be made to reduce young people’s exposure to harmful content, and the impact it has on healthy activities

Questions during shared book reading with preschoolers need to be more challenging

When it comes to challenging young minds to grow language, asking how and why during.

Warning to adults: Children notice everything

Children have learning advantage in some situations, study finds

Children born to older parents tend to have fewer behaviour problems

According to researchers at The Society For Research In Child Development