Education and Child Psychology

"The Culture of Poverty”, published in 1966, was hugely influential, persuading many policy makers that children from low-income families are destined for lives of “criminality, joblessness, and poverty” because they exist in enclaves characterise
A Psychology in the Pub event
Children are more likely to display troublesome behaviour in families in which the father feels unsupported by his partner. These findings by Doctoral Researcher Rachel Latham from the University of Sussex were presented today at the Annual Conference of the British Psychology Society in Liverpool.
Towards an inclusive psychology– do labels and diagnoses help or hinder?
For adults, let alone children, time is a tricky concept to comprehend.
Closing the Gap - Educational Psychologists as Agents of Change
Edge Hill University’s Professor Dave Putwain has had a new research paper published in the British Journal of Educational Psychology.
The SDEP continued to thrive in 2014, with healthy membership numbers, enthusiastic executive and training committees and a range of successful activities throughout the year.
You've probably heard that sleep psychologists like to divide people up into those who function optimally in the morning, and those who come alive at night. The former, 'larks', tend to get up and go to bed earlier than 'owls'.
The inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) takes place at the historic Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, The Netherlands this week, 12-14 March 2015.The British Psychological Society, in partnership with Wiley, has organised a symposium on “Memory therapeutics: Translating advances in the fundamental science of memory into novel interventions in education and health”.
This week – 16-22 February 2015 – is Britain’s first Children’s Mental Health Week, organised by the charity Place2B.
When we’re stressed out and feeling threatened, our priority becomes self-preservation.
All parents have to come to terms with the fact that their little angels will, from time to time, act like little devils. They’ll throw tantrums over trivial issues, or they’ll push, hit, bite or scratch other kids.
Schools and professionals should be aware of hidden factors associated when young people help each other with issues around self-harm
Different labels for difficulties with reading have been found to be associated with varying beliefs in how effective teachers believe they can be.
A growing number of young people are being admitted to hospital with self-harming injuries, new figures have revealed.
There is an urgent need for local authorities to examine their policies on intervention where pre-school children have behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. That is the conclusion of an online survey of 136 educational psychologists from across the United Kingdom.
Today’s Guardian reports the findings of a survey on the prescription of drugs to treat hyperactivity in preschool children.
Infants who are behaviourally inhibited and insecurely attached to their parents are more likely to develop anxiety problems as teenagers, according to a new study.
Teacher training doesn't usually include a module on how to arrange the seating of pupils.
When you're trying to learn, do something with your new knowledge, such as summarising it or explaining it to someone else. This deepens your memories and helps integrate what you've learned with what you already knew.
The Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce is seeking suggestions from professionals who work with children and young people directly or indirectly, about how mental health services could be improved for children and you
The 2015 British Psychological Society, Psychology of Education Section, Annual Conference is being jointly hosted in 2015 with the British Journal of Educational 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.
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