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Family Dinners Good for Teens’ Mental Health, Could Protect From Cyberbullying
Family Dinners Good for Teens’ Mental Health, Could Protect From Cyberbullying September 13, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Cyberbullying was associated with mental health and substance use problems in adolescents but family dinners may help protect teens from the consequences of cyberbullying and also be beneficial for their mental health. Background About 1 in 5 adolescents has experienced ... Read More »

Role for parents in high school English lessons
Role for parents in high school English lessons September 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The sheer range of texts their children study over the course of a year in a high school English class can be daunting for parents. Children could study Shakespeare, The Simpsons and World of Warcraft all in a single term. ... Read More »

Help to navigate divorce
Help to navigate divorce September 10, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Divorce doesn’t have to spell disaster for children or their parents, says the author of a University of Queensland program designed to help families after separation. Triple P founder and co-author of UQ’s 12-week Family Transitions Triple P program Professor ... Read More »

Student test anxiety relieved by new research
Student test anxiety relieved by new research September 7, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research suggests letting kids look at exams before they begin can help reduce anxiety and improve performance. Child development researcher and PhD student Myrto Mavilidi, from the Early Start Research Institute at UOW, said that test anxiety is a major threat ... Read More »

How parents juggle work hours may influence kids’ weight
How parents juggle work hours may influence kids’ weight September 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The way parents balance their work schedules may affect their adolescent children’s eating habits, according to Penn State researchers. Those schedules may be even more important than the number of hours the parents spend at work, said Molly Martin, associate professor ... Read More »

Cold kids hot to trot in winter
Cold kids hot to trot in winter September 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children are more active in winter than in spring and summer, a breakthrough Deakin University study has found. The surprise findings by researchers at the University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) contrasts with previous studies that have concluded that ... Read More »

HPV vaccine could help ‘close the gap’
HPV vaccine could help ‘close the gap’ August 31, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In the most comprehensive assessment of its type, UNSW-led research has found that in just four years, the HPV vaccine has resulted in a dramatic drop in genital warts in young Australians from a range of backgrounds, a result that ... Read More »

Exposing discrimination in sport
Exposing discrimination in sport August 25, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers have identified school sporting environments as major sources of anxiety for same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people. The research project, led by Victoria University’s Dr Caroline Symons, found more than 80% of young people in physical education (PE) lessons experienced ... Read More »

Parents Part of the Problem in Distracted Teen Driving
Parents Part of the Problem in Distracted Teen Driving August 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents play a direct role in distracted teen driving, with more than half of teens talking on mobile phones with their mother or father while driving, according to new research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention. Researchers interviewed ... Read More »

Boosting science and mathematics in schools
Boosting science and mathematics in schools August 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A $1.6 million innovative science education program will encourage high school students, including those across the Northern Territory, to take greater interest in science and mathematics. Charles Darwin University has collaborated with three interstate universities to expand on the Inspiring ... Read More »







 
 
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