Developmental Psychology

On our Research Digest, guest blogger Jordan Gaines Lewis reports on a new study.
The Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce is calling on frontline professionals to air their views on how
Musical training can help to enhance a person's cognitive abilities, a new study has revealed.
Mistakes made during the learning process can be good for a person's memory, according to a new study.
Picture a one-year-old infant crawling across a table top. Half way across, the surface becomes transparent so that it appears there is a deep drop.
The amount of education a mother receives can influence their child's academic success, according to a new study.
Understand the effects of complex trauma on children’s behaviour and develop appropriate responses. Timetable
This CPD event will explore neurodevelopmental disorders focusing particularly on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Create and utilise mixed methods research designs in applied psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Most parents lie to their children, often as a way to control their behaviour.
Widening the perspective about aggression in adolescents with ASD. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Aggression
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Pluralism in qualitative research combines methods, analyses or interpretations to se
This workshop will provide a deeper understanding of play and its inherent value for working with children and families.
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Psychological formulation will allow for exploration of the presenti
Conforming to the behaviour of others begins in early childhood, a new study has revealed.
The way in which a person is brought up could be critical in determining whether or not they are capable of spontaneous altruistic behaviour, according to a new study.
Children may grow up to experience behavioural and interpersonal difficulties if they exhibit poor decision-making skills when they are 10 or 11 years old, according to a new s
Young people who act as a carer in their household are likely to experience chronic emotional stress, a new study has found.
The social and economic costs of perinatal mental health problems in the UK come to £8.1 billion a year, a new report has revealed.
The understanding of parents can have a big impact on the psychological adjustment of adolescents, according to a new s
Say you wanted to lie to a five-year-old. "The toy shop is closed Billy," you tell them, "it always closes at 2pm on a Monday." You reason that if you make this announcement with confidence, then Billy is sure to believe you.
A toddler who lacks empathy could be likely to experience behavioural problems during their teenage years, a new study suggests.
Young people can be trained to identify emotional cues from others, according to a new study.
A session in the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Sunday 12 October will discuss the famous Stanford marshmallow experiment.
Children are less able to identify and control their emotions if they are exposed to verbal and physical conflict between their parents, according to a new
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