child behaviour

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 »

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 »

Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease
Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease April 15, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High-quality early childhood development programs with health care and nutritional components can help prevent or delay the onset of adult chronic disease, according to a new study by Nobel laureate economist James Heckman and researchers at the University of Chicago, ... Read More »

Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments
Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments April 5, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40% lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call “secure attachment” — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these ... Read More »

Toy labels tidying up activity
Toy labels tidying up activity March 27, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age Two years and over Duration of activity This activity should make cleaning up after play a little quicker than it used to be and will also teach children a range of educational skills. Materials/equipment Toy labels – we have ... Read More »

Electronic Media Use linked to poor outcomes for children
Electronic Media Use linked to poor outcomes for children March 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Using electronic media can be a sedentary behaviour and sedentary behaviour is associated with adverse health outcomes and may be detrimental at a very young age. Two new studies have provided further evidence of this. The first used data from ... Read More »

40% of children have poor sleep schedules and 20% are sleep deprived
40% of children have poor sleep schedules and 20% are sleep deprived March 14, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sleep is vital for healthy bodies and minds, but worrying research shows one in five Australian children don’t get enough of it. Sleep specialists are using World Sleep Day on March 14 to head into schools across Australia and New ... Read More »

Tackling bullying head on
Tackling bullying head on March 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

ACU and the NRL team up to arm kids against schoolyard bullies. It’s hard to imagine a strapping rugby league player being bullied as a school kid. Yet for many in the NRL episodes of bullying were a common occurrence, ... Read More »







 
 
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