child development

Your child may be more innovative than you realise
Your child may be more innovative than you realise (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children may have a greater understanding of how to innovate and problem solve than previously realised. A study led by University of Queensland School of Psychology researcher Karri Neldner looked at children’s ability to innovate with tools, and the creativity ... Read More »

Youth Advisory Council to encourage kids to be more active
Youth Advisory Council to encourage kids to be more active (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers from Active Healthy Kids Australia (AHKA) at UniSA are going straight to the source to find out why Australian kids are becoming increasingly inactive. AHKA has established a Youth Advisory Council (YAC) to engage young Australians and give youth ... Read More »

Unique art education program teaches children about dementia
Unique art education program teaches children about dementia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The results of a unique project that uses art to illustrate children’s understanding of dementia is currently on display in Corrimal. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW) Global Challenges Program, in consultation with artists from ... Read More »

Mothers’ responses to their babies’ distress help predict infant attachment
Mothers’ responses to their babies’ distress help predict infant attachment (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The security of the relationship infants establish with their mothers is important for children’s development. Although most babies establish secure attachment relationships with their mothers, approximately 40% of infants establish insecure attachment relationships, with some developing insecure-avoidant attachments (minimising expressing ... Read More »

Children who skip breakfast may not be getting recommended nutrients
Children who skip breakfast may not be getting recommended nutrients (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study by researchers at King’s College London has found that children who skip breakfast regularly may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development that are recommended by the UK government. Children who ate ... Read More »

Dive in children’s bike sales points to physical inactivity crisis
Dive in children’s bike sales points to physical inactivity crisis (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A sharp drop in children’s bike sales in the past decade has Australia’s leading health experts gravely concerned about the lack of physical activity of children and young people. In the past 10 years, children’s bike sales have dropped by ... Read More »

Physical punishment can be detrimental for children’s behaviour ten years later
Physical punishment can be detrimental for children’s behaviour ten years later (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Past research has indicated that physical punishment, such as spanking, has negative consequences on child development. However, most research studies have examined short-term associations—less than one year—between discipline and development. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that ... Read More »

Video games’ benefits
Video games’ benefits (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research by Bond University and the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has shown video and computer games are no longer just about entertainment. Games are being used in a wide variety of fields including aged care, the workplace, ... Read More »

Auskick program benefits kids with autism
Auskick program benefits kids with autism (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New Deakin University research shows simple adaptions to the NAB AFL Auskick program can encourage kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to increase physical activity and join in with their peers. The study, recently published in the Journal of Motor ... Read More »

Children’s theatre adds a dash of life skills
Children’s theatre adds a dash of life skills (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new production at Patch Theatre Company is incorporating Flinders University expertise in tips for children to roll with the punches and be the best they can. It’s not easy to fail and take criticism, but learning resilience and how ... Read More »

 
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