Education and Child Psychology

Children could benefit if designers created playscapes instead of traditional playgrounds, according to new research.
There could be genetic factors at work when it comes to determining whether or not people are anxious about maths, according to a new
Children who experience stress are likely to face health problems in their lives, according to new research.
The government is considering introducing mindfulness sessions into schools.
A new report from the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) has
Schools across the country will be enjoying literary fun and games as part of World Book Day today (6 March), but a new study from the University of Dundee has suggested youngsters might not be mainta
Children aren't as gullible as you might think. Early in life they display a discernment that psychologists call "epistemic vigilance".
Putting everyday items in school playgrounds could encourage children to play more creatively and engage in more physical activity, new research has suggested.
Children who frequently move schools could be more at risk than their peers of developing symptoms of psychosis, a new study has suggested.
Often Clinical and Educational Psychology work alongside each other, this workshop wishes to explore and promote the value of working together.
What happens if you drop a ball in a falling lift and why? Your answer will of course depend on the sophistication of your understanding of the laws of physics.
A new study has suggested that children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may have issues when it comes to processing simultaneous information coming to their eyes and ears.
Analysis of international academic performance tests shows that being poor does not necessarily mean having a built-in propensity to underachieve, one analyst has claimed.
A new study has found that shy children are likely to understand just as much when they are being communicated with than their more confident peers, even though they ma
Caring for an animal could help young people to achieve a boost to their wellbeing, as well as strengthening their relationships with others in their communities.
Children are likely to have higher than average levels of cortisol if they are obese, new research has revealed.
Psychologists have long been aware that very few people are able to recall information from before the age of about three.
A new study has discovered that there are two different ways in which the brain is able to process numbers - and they both seem to depend on the structure of the organ as opposed to learnt methods.
Exposing children to too much television from an early age could be damaging their ability to read social situations, a new study has found.
Children and teenagers may be experts at hiding their problems from adults, but caregivers need to be given more help so that they can spot serious issues such as depression and anxiety.
A growing number of young people are contacting ChildLine after experiencing bullying via the internet. The charity dealt with 2,410 cases of online bullying during 2011-12, but this went up to 4,507 during 2012-13.
Children with autism spectrum disorders could enjoy a significant improvement to their wellbeing if they are given cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) that uses Homunculi, or 'little people', a new study to be presented at the
A study on the role of Teaching Assistants (TAs) in primary schools has shown that TAs perceive themselves to have a positive effect on children displaying challenging behaviour and believe that without their support many of these children would be excluded from mainstream school. 
A disturbing new study has revealed that thousands of young people could be at risk of suicide because they feel they have nothing going for them.
People who experience bullying could go on to develop psychosis years later - and it is not just the victims who are affected, a new
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