Education and Child Psychology

Medication treatment for pupils with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is viewed by teachers as a last resort.
One of the authors of the Society’s paper “Technique is not Enough (TINE)" is taking part in a panel discussion on parenting support at the Society’s
Writing stories could help young people to explore their emotions.
Marital conflict can serve as a significant source of stress for young people, new research has found.
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has made a grant of £689,150 to the charity Chess in School and Communities to test the impact of teaching chess to primary school pupils.
Professor Willem Kuyken from the University of Exeter appeared on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme this morning to talk about the use of mindfulness in schools.
The theme for the conference is "Enhancing Experiences of Learning and Teaching".
Depression in childhood could be linked to increased risk of heart problems, new research has indicated.
This week Channel 4's Bedtime Live began to shine a spotlight on a potentially tricky time of day for families. This new five-week series aims to help audiences understand the importance of sleep and give practical advice to parents and carers. Professor Tanya Byron, a Chartered member of our Society, is one of the lead presenters on the show, the first episode of which was shown at 8pm on Tuesday 19 March.
Learning among both young and old people can be improved through testing.
An early education provision pilot has not led to improved outcomes for young children.
Although small children love to help, you might think the support they can offer is pretty basic - you ask them to do something and they do it.
Professionals are being encouraged to complete a survey to help select the content for a new web portal designed to improve mental health outcomes for children and young people.
New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council suggests that some girls do not feel comfortable when takin
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.
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