teenager development

Students who are old for their grade more likely to go to uni
Students who are old for their grade more likely to go to uni (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An ACU-led study has found that teens who are old for their grade appear to feel more confident about their academic abilities and are more likely to enrol in university than their younger peers. The study of more than 10,000 ... Read More »

It is time to assess the ATAR
It is time to assess the ATAR (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New analysis shows just one in four students are entering university undergraduate courses based on their ATAR, exposing a huge contrast to the importance placed on ATAR in schools. The latest paper by Mitchell Institute at Victoria University explores how ... Read More »

The key to young people with autism thriving after school
The key to young people with autism thriving after school (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of young people on the autism spectrum believe their children’s unique skills will help them achieve their full potential if workplaces are flexible and modified to suit their individual needs, new research led by the Curtin University Autism Research ... Read More »

Childhood trauma link offers treatment hope for people with schizophrenia
Childhood trauma link offers treatment hope for people with schizophrenia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

People with schizophrenia may now benefit from more effective, tailored treatments and greater self-empowerment, thanks to research establishing a link between childhood trauma and some of schizophrenia’s most common symptoms. Researchers from Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence for Youth ... Read More »

Two behaviours linked to high school dropout rates
Two behaviours linked to high school dropout rates (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

While the national high school dropout rate has declined, many school systems still struggle with a high number of students who do not finish high school. The factors that may lead to a student’s decision to leave school are complex, ... Read More »

Booze Ads Cause Risky Drinking In Young People: New Report
Booze Ads Cause Risky Drinking In Young People: New Report (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young people are more likely to start drinking alcohol earlier and at risky levels as a direct result of alcohol companies targeting them via advertising, a review by Curtin University has found. The report, released today, also concluded that alcohol ... Read More »

Children with chronic kidney disease at risk of lower IQs
Children with chronic kidney disease at risk of lower IQs (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Chronic kidney disease causes irreversible deterioration in renal function, often requiring dialysis or transplant surgery. In children, genetic causes account for the greatest number of cases. Published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, the research shows ... Read More »

Diet and depression link is not all in the mind
Diet and depression link is not all in the mind (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New evidence of a biological link between diet and depression has come from the first study to analyse associations between diet, body mass index, inflammatory markers and mental health in adolescents. The association between overweight/obesity and depression is known, but ... Read More »

New perceptual pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception and increase risk of eating and exercise disorders
New perceptual pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception and increase risk of eating and exercise disorders (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study led by researchers at Macquarie University has identified a psychological pathway that can lead to body size and shape misperception in individuals, putting them at greater risk of developing conditions such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and ... Read More »

Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep
Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Technology, other distractions and staying up late make is difficult, but researchers say teenagers need to make time for 8-10 hours of sleep a night to optimise their performance and maintain good health and wellbeing. As soon as teens get ... Read More »

 
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