friendship and teamwork

Strong Friendships May Mitigate Depression Associated With Excessive Video Gaming
Strong Friendships May Mitigate Depression Associated With Excessive Video Gaming (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenagers who play video games for more than four hours a day suffer from symptoms of depression, but frequent use of social media and instant messaging may mitigate symptoms of game addiction in these teens, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School ... Read More »

Teen girls flout online rules with friends (or BFFL)
Teen girls flout online rules with friends (or BFFL) (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Griffith University study into teen girls’ online behaviour has found they understand the rules of cybersafety but choose to flout those rules, especially when communicating with close friends. Dr Roberta Thompson from the School of Education & Professional Studies surveyed 130 13-year-old Queensland ... Read More »

Good girl identity is No.1 for teens online
Good girl identity is No.1 for teens online (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian teenage girls value friendships more than anything else in their everyday online interactions, with the most sought after identity being the “good girl”. A Griffith University PhD study of 130 13-year-old Queensland girls’ online habits and participation found that ... Read More »

Visiting friends or relatives could be good for their health – and yours
Visiting friends or relatives could be good for their health – and yours (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The holiday season is a timely reminder of the importance of visiting friends and relatives; not for exchanging gifts but for enhancing health and wellbeing. “Holidays are not just pleasurable, they are good for our health. Research has shown that ... Read More »

Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children
Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research at the University of Adelaide recommends that migrant and refugee children be exposed to more non-English-based subjects – such as art and sport – to help them to make friends, transition into school education and improve their wellbeing. ... Read More »

Happy, healthy children develop on the playing field
Happy, healthy children develop on the playing field (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Playing a team sport at an early age can improve the health and wellbeing of children, particularly for young girls. Girls who take up a team sport before the age of eight and continue for at least two years are ... Read More »

 
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