child behaviour

Can a natural supplement improve hyperactivity in boys?
Can a natural supplement improve hyperactivity in boys? January 22, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology are investigating the effects of a special extract of a native Indian herb and its ability to reduce symptoms related to hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity in boys. Bacopa monnieri has been used in traditional Indian ... Read More »

Does bad behaviour run in the family?
Does bad behaviour run in the family? January 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Queensland research aims to answer the age-old question of whether anti-social behaviour is passed down through families. Professor Jake Najman, from UQ’s School of Public Health and School of Social Science, said the project was Australia’s first to examine ... Read More »

Dogs, cats and other animals may improve social skills of children with autism
Dogs, cats and other animals may improve social skills of children with autism January 9, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Dogs and other pets play an important role in individuals’ social lives, and they can act as catalysts for social interaction, previous research has shown. Although much media attention has focused on how dogs can improve the social skills of ... Read More »

Kids not negatively impacted by weight management programs
Kids not negatively impacted by weight management programs January 8, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Weight management programs for overweight children do not negatively impact body satisfaction, research shows. Published in Appetite, researchers at Monash University investigated changes in body perception and satisfaction in overweight and obese children aged five to nine-years-old participating in a weight ... Read More »

Parental History of Suicide Attempt Associated with Increased Risk in Kids
Parental History of Suicide Attempt Associated with Increased Risk in Kids January 7, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A suicide attempt by a parent increased the odds nearly 5-fold that a child would attempt suicide, according to a report published online by JAMA Psychiatry. Other studies have established that suicidal behaviour can run in families but few studies have ... Read More »

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 »







 
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