Education and Child Psychology

A child's emotional and behavioural problems may be impacted differently depending on how they understand conflicts between their parents.
Children who are placed in foster care could enjoy mental health benefits as a result.
Children who suffer from sleep apnoea may be at greater risk of developing behavioural problems.
Violent behaviour among girls could be reduced through regular exercise, new research has suggested.
Aggressive behaviour in adolescents could be reduced when they are able to see happiness in other people's faces.
Exposure to negative parenting can increase the risk of a child being subject to bullying, new research has found.
Children at risk of self-harm need to be given greater protection by local authorities, a new study has suggested.
A child's emotional development is likely to benefit when they are told stories.
Young children's instinct for group membership can be exploited to boost their learning performance.
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Depression-related symptoms in children can be reduced through greater mindfulness at school.
The MindEd consortium is looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to write and edit e-learning content as part of both the MindEd Mental Health and Healthy School Child Projects.
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Our  discussion paper Technique is Not Enough: A framework for ensuring that evidence-based parenting programmes are socially inclusive has been included in the latest newsletter of the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL).
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.
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