Education and Child Psychology

Boys are more likely than girls to use relational aggression in an effort to harm or manipulate other people, a new study has concluded.
On our Research Digest, guest blogger Jordan Gaines Lewis reports on a new study.
Interactive touchscreen games can help to increase interest in psychology and science among younger zoo visitors, a new study has found. The games were developed by Dr Katie Slocombe, University of York, and Dr Bridget Waller, University of Portsmouth, and were partly funded by a British Psychological Society Public Engagement Grant.
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.
This workshop will provide an outline of Motivational Interviewing as a tool to effectively engage people in recognising the need to change and action planning for alternative futures. Timetable
Strategies and responses to address the sexual behaviour of children and young people Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Guessing, even wrongly, is thought to activate webs of knowledge, which leads to richer encoding of the correct answer. 
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.
**Please note: This workshop is fully booked** Create and utilise mixed methods research designs in applied psychology. Timetable
Most parents lie to their children, often as a way to control their behaviour.
Unfortunately this workshop is now cancelled.  The most critical factor in effective education is the quality of the teacher-student relationship. What does this mean in practice? Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Understand the importance of person centred work and practical ways to implement these ideas in the workplace. Timetable
Female representation in some science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) fields is limited partly because of cultural attitudes, according to a new
Explore theories of child development. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Conforming to the behaviour of others begins in early childhood, a new study has revealed.
Children in military families can become more resilient in life if they form strong bonds with animals, according to new research.
The idea that natural disasters bring people together receives some support in a new study published in the British Journal of Social Psychology.
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
MindEd, the e-learning portal on young people’s mental health supported by the British Psychological Society, now offers over 260 separate e-learning sessions across seven different curricula.
Could a little fear of crime be helpful in preventing people from committing criminal acts or becoming victims of crime themselves?
Young people who act as a carer in their household are likely to experience chronic emotional stress, a new study has found.
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