Education and Child Psychology

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 section promotes psychology in education and the interests of psychologists engaged in schools, further and higher education, child guidance and the wider community. Its aims are:
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.
One of the main arguments for having more police is that they act as a deterrent. With more officers on the street, more would-be criminals can be stopped and questioned; more wrong-doers can be arrested.
Levels of happiness among children in the UK have dropped, with teenagers experiencing particularly low well-being.
A new system may be introduced whereby primary school pupils in England are ranked against their peers across the country.
More childcare should be available for parents at their son or daughter's school, a new report has suggested.
Mindfulness can play a role in helping to combat stress and depression in schoolchildren, new research has found.
Young people often turn to social networking sites in order to reach out when they are feeling depressed.
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