Education and Child Psychology

The age at which an attention problem emerges in a child's life can have a marked impact on their academic performance later on.
More research is needed regarding the mental health problems experienced by children in the UK.
Professor Tanya Byron, clinical psychologist and TV presenter, is the next castaway on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs. You can hear her talk about her life and choose eight records at 11:15 on Sunday 27 October.
Professor Tanya Byron, well known for presenting television shows including 'The House of Tiny Tearaways', 'Am I Normal?' and 'Bedtime Live', is to give a free public lecture in York in December as part of the Annual Conference of our Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP).
Hundreds of thousands of students throughout the UK are currently going through a major transition as they try adapting to university life.
Young children with autism have difficultly deliberately deceiving other people, now a new study has shown that they are also more trusting than their neurotypical peers.
A rise in self-harm instances among young people in the UK has been blamed on the increasing pressures these individuals are under.
Positive psychology training given to members of the US Army would prove beneficial for schoolchildren in the UK, it has been suggested.
A child's temperament and mental health is not affected by the fact that they stutter.
A lack of parental warmth can have a long-lasting impact on children - from both an emotional and physical perspective.
We support MindEd – a programme that provides electronic learning materials covering the breadth of children and young people’s mental health for both the healthcare and non-healthcare workforces.
Aspects of daytime behaviour displayed by children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be improved through parent sleep education, according to new research.
Children may be more likely to share things if they are given a choice in the matter, new research has suggested.
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
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