Education and Child Psychology

New research is to take a closer look at self-harm among young people in care.
Laboratory research pioneered by psychologist Carol Dweck has shown the short-term benefits of praising children for their efforts rather than their inherent traits.
Attending school plays an important role in improving children's physical health, new research has suggested.
Educational psychology services have been subject to budget cuts by councils across England.
On 24 September 2013, at the British Academy in London  Professor Maggie Snowling, President of St. John’s College, Oxford, gave this year’s BPS/BA Lecture under the title ‘Dyslexia: An Impairment of Language Learning’. Professor Snowling is a Fellow of both the British Psychological Society and the British Association.
Learning and memory in children could be improved through physical fitness, new research has suggested.
More than 100 teachers, writers and academics signed a letter in this morning’s Daily Telegraph arguing that the gover
Non-verbal clues may be missed by autistic children when listening to what adults have to say to them.
Children who sit down for meals with their families are more confident when talking to others.
A child's satisfaction with school can be improved if they take music lessons, new research has suggested.
Yelling at adolescent children could prove detrimental to their well-being in the long-term.
This conference will provide a forum for the discussion of how EPs can keep in the current lead position in VIG training and supervision in the UK. It will be of interest to any Psychologists who are considering taking up Video Interaction
Early school engagement could be used to help prevent teenage behavioural problems, new research has found.
Girls are no more anxious than their male counterparts during maths classes and exams, new research has shown.
A pupil's cognitive performance may be improved if they walk to school rather than be driven in.
The capacity for animosity between child siblings is legendary. Psychologist Judy Dunn has described the "devastating lack of inhibition". Stephen Bank and Michael Kahn wrote about a relationship "emotionally charged with murderous intention."
High financial debt may be associated with poorer mental health in young people, new research has suggested.
Being exposed to bullying in childhood can have adverse outcomes well into adulthood, new research
Children with autism could be set to benefit from the building of new schools designed to provide them with a specialist environment to learn in.
Children develop the awareness that results in them protecting the environment from an early age.
The number of prescriptions for drugs used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has doubled in England in the past six years, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has claimed.
A seminar is being held to explore how partnerships between schools and communities, families and ea
Student engagement could be improved through the promotion of a positive school environment, research has suggested.
Parent-facing prams can allow for greater interaction between mothers, fathers and their children says speech therapist Nicola Lathey who was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 this week.
Babies with divorced or separated parents who spend one or more nights each week away from their mothers develop more insecure attachments than infants who only saw their fathers during the day.
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