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Three-year-olds understand, value obligations of joint commitment
Three-year-olds understand, value obligations of joint commitment (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The ability to engage in joint actions is a critical step toward becoming a cooperative human being. In particular, forming a commitment with a partner to achieve a goal that one cannot achieve alone is important for functioning in society. Previous ... Read More »

Children, ads and the ethics of Facebook’s revenue optimisation
Children, ads and the ethics of Facebook’s revenue optimisation (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) academic says concern is justified about Facebook’s ethics as it strives to maximise revenue by targeting advertising to children and youth who use it. Lecturer in communication and digital media in the CSU School of ... Read More »

Kids exposed to pokies risks despite regulations
Kids exposed to pokies risks despite regulations (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A world-first study examining kids’ attitudes to electronic gambling machines found more than half the children interviewed wanted to try pokies when they were older. The study interviewed 45 children, aged six to 16, who attended local community clubs that ... Read More »

Younger Australians aren’t more self-centred
Younger Australians aren’t more self-centred (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The self-esteem of Australians has remained stable for decades, calling into question the misconception that the younger generations are becoming more self-centred, new research has found. In a paper published in Social Psychological and Personality Science, the Curtin University-led research ... Read More »

How much TV is too much?
How much TV is too much? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Watching more than three hours of television a day is associated with poorer language skills for 11-year-olds, according to a new international study. The study, by researchers from England’s Newcastle University, Scotland’s Queen Margaret University and La Trobe University and ... Read More »

Not just revenge porn: Image-based abuse hits 1 in 5 Australians
Not just revenge porn: Image-based abuse hits 1 in 5 Australians (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The first comprehensive research on “revenge porn” has revealed the mass scale of victimisation across Australia, with 1 in 5 people suffering image-based abuse. The survey of more than 4200 people by RMIT University and Monash University researchers has shown ... Read More »

Musical kids might be better at identifying statistical patterns
Musical kids might be better at identifying statistical patterns (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Kids with musical training may have an advantage when it comes to detecting statistical patterns, both audio and visual ones, a new study led by Macquarie University researchers has found. The results of the study, published in Clinical Neurophysiology, indicate ... Read More »

100-year-old fertility technique reduces need for IVF
100-year-old fertility technique reduces need for IVF (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Infertile couples have a major opportunity to achieve a successful pregnancy without the need for IVF, thanks to new research into a 100-year-old medical technique. The now lesser known technique – which involves flushing the woman’s fallopian tubes with an ... Read More »

Gradual weight gain raises pregnancy blood pressure danger
Gradual weight gain raises pregnancy blood pressure danger (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers are challenging women to start thinking about pre-pregnancy health sooner, with the finding that years of gradual weight gain more than doubles the risk of blood pressure disorders in pregnancy. School of Public Health researcher Akilew Adane said this ... Read More »

Children growing out of some food allergies but Australian allergy levels still sky-high
Children growing out of some food allergies but Australian allergy levels still sky-high (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The number of Australian children who outgrow egg allergy has contributed to a drop in food allergies between the ages of one and four years of age, new research by the Australian Centre of Food and Allergy Research based at ... Read More »

 
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