child behaviour

Research grant to keep kids safe online
Research grant to keep kids safe online December 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research investigating how to best keep young children safe online has been awarded a $365,211 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project grant. Professor Lelia Green and Dr Donell Holloway from ECU’s School of Communications and Arts, Professor Sonia Livingstone (London ... Read More »

Children as young as three are engaging in bullying behaviour
Children as young as three are engaging in bullying behaviour November 20, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

One in five children aged between three and five years old engage in bullying, according to UOW academic Dr Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett. Childhood development expert Dr Neilsen-Hewett, Convener of University of Wollongong’s Bachelor of Education – The Early Years, said research shows ... Read More »

A sports program for special kids
A sports program for special kids November 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Groups of secondary school students are having a unique opportunity to develop their sports skills through a program run by uni students enrolled in two of Victoria University’s sports degrees. The Adapted Physical Education Program is a unit in the ... Read More »

Hungry or not, kids will eat treats
Hungry or not, kids will eat treats November 1, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Even though they are not hungry, children as young as three will find high-energy treats too tempting to refuse, new QUT research has found. In a study of three and four year olds, 100% of children opted for a sweet or savory ... Read More »

Altitude and attitude in the fractious row over crying babies
Altitude and attitude in the fractious row over crying babies October 30, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Aircraft passengers have strong opinions about what to do and whom to blame when a baby or small child starts crying mid-flight but the issue has been largely ignored by airlines, according to research. Passengers on both sides of the ... Read More »

Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour
Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour October 19, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fathers will be critical to the successful treatment of their sons’ aggressive and antisocial conduct in a UNSW-led project, which has today been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the Movember Foundation. “Disorders of violence, aggression and antisocial behaviour occur ... Read More »

Gender identity and mental health
Gender identity and mental health October 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An Australian-first La Trobe University study of gender diverse and transgender young people has revealed high rates of depression, suicidal thoughts and anxiety. The beyondblue-funded report – From Blues to Rainbows – found that half were diagnosed with depression and two ... Read More »

Support for Melbourne parents
Support for Melbourne parents September 23, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Melbourne parents and caregivers with children with a disability can now access free parenting support through a unique program. The project is offering two years of free group, individual and online parenting support to help reduce child behavioural problems and ... 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 »

Quality childcare leads to benefits at school age
Quality childcare leads to benefits at school age August 30, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children who receive a quality childcare experience at age 2-3 are more likely to be attentive and better able to deal with their emotions as they start school, according to new research from the University of Adelaide. In a study ... Read More »







 
 
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