child behaviour

Caring for the sick and casting out villains: Moral development in children
Caring for the sick and casting out villains: Moral development in children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Question: when is a chicken more important than a sick person? Answer: when you’re four years old, according to research from The University of Queensland. A team from the UQ School of Psychology examined moral reasoning in children aged 10 and under. Dr ... Read More »

Disadvantaged kids prescribed antipsychotic medication more often
Disadvantaged kids prescribed antipsychotic medication more often (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study has shown that Australian children and teens from disadvantaged families are more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication than others in the same age group. Social policy researcher Amy Kaim from the Robinson Research Institute at the University of ... Read More »

Toddler bedtime can switch on snooze
Toddler bedtime can switch on snooze (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Bedtime fading offers a strong solution to curb toddler bedtime tantrums and promote significant improvements in sleep patterns, research by Flinders University sleep experts has found. Toddler sleep disruption is a significant problem, with studies showing that sleep difficulties affect ... Read More »

Child visits to Victorian emergency departments for mental health issues triple
Child visits to Victorian emergency departments for mental health issues triple (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has shown over the seven years between 2008 and 2015, mental health presentations have tripled amongst children in the 10-14 and 15-19 age group. The study, published in the Medical Journal of Australia, ... Read More »

What students (really) want
What students (really) want (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

School students want structure, discipline and caring relationships from their teachers, new research from Edith Cowan University has found, flying in the face of the stereotypical view of a pupil seeking to get away with bad behaviour. ECU School of ... Read More »

Childhood communication enhances brain development, protecting against harmful behaviours
Childhood communication enhances brain development, protecting against harmful behaviours (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children with greater parent communication in early adolescence have less harmful alcohol use and emotional eating in young adulthood, according to a new study in Biological Psychiatry. The 14-year study, which followed participants from 11 to 25 years old, identified that ... Read More »

Community efforts to prevent teen problems have lasting benefits
Community efforts to prevent teen problems have lasting benefits (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Want to prevent kids from using drugs and make it stick into young adulthood? Get the community involved and intervene before they’re teens, say researchers from the University of Washington. A new, longitudinal study from the UW Social Development Research ... Read More »

Brains of young people with severe behavioural problems are ‘wired differently’
Brains of young people with severe behavioural problems are ‘wired differently’ (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research has revealed new clues which might help explain why young people with the most severe forms of antisocial behaviour struggle to control and regulate their emotions, and might be more susceptible to developing anxiety or depression as a result. ... Read More »

‘Invisible’ children of imprisoned parents at risk of falling through the cracks
‘Invisible’ children of imprisoned parents at risk of falling through the cracks (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study by Perth’s Telethon Kids Institute has found children with a parent who has gone to prison are significantly more likely to have poor development outcomes – yet many risk being overlooked because there is no standard system in ... Read More »

Feeding fussy eaters needn’t be a battleground
Feeding fussy eaters needn’t be a battleground (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An analysis of the worries of parents driven to desperation over their child’s ‘fussy’ eating who called the Child Health Line has revealed many parents view child feeding time as a battleground. Holly Harris conducted one of the first studies ... Read More »

 
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