Education and Child Psychology

An increasing number of young people in the UK are choosing to deliberately hurt themselves.
Playing a musical instrument could prove beneficial for children with attention difficulties.
Young people are being dissuaded from childhood behaviour as early as the age of 12, it has been suggested.
Teenagers in the UK prefer to read easy books, new research has found.
The relationships between fathers and daughters benefit considerably from experiences shared with one another, new research has shown.
Teenagers may become less aggressive if they believe in the idea that individuals have the ability to change, new research has suggested.
The themes of remembrance, youth and education will be at the centre of Britain’s commemoration of the centenary of the First World War, a minister told the House of Lords yesterday.
Principles used in business coaching could help youngsters gearing up for life after school.
The risk of a child behaving in an antisocial manner in adolescence could be reduced through preventative intervention, new
Girls’ performance in science tests can be improved by posing the test as an opportunity for further learning rather than as a competitive task. This method does not harm boys’ performance.  This is the finding of a study by Carine Souchal and colleagues from Clermont Université, France published in the British Journal of Educational Psychology this month.
Bilingual children develop better working memories than those who only know one language.
Boys born with a low birth weight could be at increased risk of suffering from depression during adolescence.
Very young children sometimes feel like they know better than what their parents are telling them, a new study has found.
They're too young to need to fib about lipstick on their collar or even their unfinished homework but a new study discussed on our Research Di
Child bullying victims are at increased risk of suffering from anxiety disorders when they become adults.
Long-term antisocial behaviour may be linked to excessive television viewing in childhood.
The behaviour of a parent can be influenced when their children are taught about the environment.
Students who have overly controlling parents may be more likely to be depressed.
Both off and online bullying can have a marked impact on young people, new research has found.
There is a strong link between a child's personality and the grades they achieve at school, new research has suggested.
Teenagers who develop caring friendships are more likely to want to make a difference with their life, new research has suggeste
Ignoring W.C. Fields' advice to "never work with children or animals", a team of researchers in the USA has done both at once in a research paper that compares children's interest in live animals against their interest in toys.
Enjoying a positive family life during teen years could be connected to the relationship those adolescents experience when they reach adulthood.
A new longitudinal study has been given extra support thanks to a £3.5 million funding boost from the Economic and Social Research Council.
Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis at University College London and Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, is to receive the Society's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
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