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Masculine boys, feminine girls more likely to engage in cancer risk behaviors
Masculine boys, feminine girls more likely to engage in cancer risk behaviors April 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity and femininity—the most “feminine” girls and the most “masculine” boys—are significantly more likely than their peers to engage in behaviours that pose cancer risks, according to a new study led ... Read More »

More TV watching may mean less sleep for children
More TV watching may mean less sleep for children April 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study that followed more than 1,800 children from ages 6 months to nearly 8 years found a small but consistent association between increased television viewing and shorter sleep duration. The report, by investigators at Harvard School of Public Health ... Read More »

Parents spank kids more often than they admit
Parents spank kids more often than they admit April 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study based on real-time audio recordings of parents practicing corporal punishment discovered that spanking was far more common than parents admit, that children were hit for trivial misdeeds and that children then misbehaved within 10 minutes of being ... Read More »

Young men can learn to curb their anger and aggressive behaviour
Young men can learn to curb their anger and aggressive behaviour April 22, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young men often regard their anger and aggression as something beyond their control yet those participating in an anger management program are able to gain the necessary skills to walk away from confrontational situations, according to a Southern Cross University ... Read More »

Girls’ Mental Health Suffers When Romances Unfold Differently Than They Imagined
Girls’ Mental Health Suffers When Romances Unfold Differently Than They Imagined April 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study reveals that for adolescent girls, having a romantic relationship play out differently than they imagined it would has negative implications for their mental health. “I found that girls’ risk of severe depression, thoughts of suicide, and suicide ... Read More »

New insight into SIDS deaths points to lack of oxygen
New insight into SIDS deaths points to lack of oxygen April 20, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research at the University of Adelaide has shed new light onto the possible causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), which could help to prevent future loss of children’s lives. In a world-first study, researchers in the University’s School of ... Read More »

Skate parks get a good behaviour tick
Skate parks get a good behaviour tick April 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

If you think kids at skate parks are likely to be getting up to no good, think again. Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that skate parks are actually more likely to promote good behaviour – yet ... Read More »

How mothers help children explore right and wrong
How mothers help children explore right and wrong April 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

There’s no question that mothers want their children to grow up to be good people — but less is known about how they actually help their offspring sort out different types of moral issues. According to a new study published ... Read More »

Teen binge drinking influenced by adults
Teen binge drinking influenced by adults April 17, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenage binge drinking is influenced heavily by the role of adults in endorsing and facilitating unsafe behaviours, according to a study by researchers at The University of Western Australia Business School. The study, selected as one of three Highly Commended ... Read More »

League heroes star in children’s book series
League heroes star in children’s book series April 16, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Some of the biggest names in rugby league are profiled in the latest installment of Legends of League – the successful book series developed by ACU researcher Suzan Hirsch to encourage kids to read. Suzan, a specialist in literacy for ... Read More »







 
 
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