The world’s adolescents — large unmet needs and growing inequalities

Today’s adolescents make up the largest generation in history, but they encounter greater health challenges than 25 years ago

For infants, distinguishing between friends and strangers is a laughing matter

Study shows five-month-olds can make judgments about relationships through colaughter

Bullying bosses negatively impact employee performance and behaviour

Employees bullied by their bosses are more likely to report unfairness and work stress, and.

In fiction, young people choose traditional love and gender stereotypes

Fictional television series can have an influence on the construction of young people’s identities and.

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.

Data show no evidence that teens’ social media use predicts depression over time

Results show that social media use did not predict later depressive symptoms among adolescents or college undergraduates

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.

Negative experiences on social media tied to higher odds of feeling lonely

Positive interactions on social media are not making young adults feel more connected, whereas negative.

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

Childhood physical inactivity reaches crisis levels around the globe

Report compares 49 countries; says 75 percent of countries have failing physical activity grades