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A new study shows there is a gender gap when it comes to behavior and self-control in American young children – one that does not appear to exist in children in Asia.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The negative effects of poorly controlled asthma symptoms on sleep quality and academic performance in urban schoolchildren has been confirmed in a new study.
Inflammatory disorders May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sport and exercise academics at the University of Derby have discovered that wearing a heavy backpack during physical activity, such as that worn by the military on exercise, can significantly decrease performance.
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 4
(Medical Xpress)—People make more rational economic decisions on behalf of strangers and distant relatives than they do for close family members or themselves, new psychology research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 30, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 6 |
High school students whose friends' average grade point average (GPA) is greater than their own have a tendency to increase their own GPA over the course of a year, according to research published February 13 in the open ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) tend to be fascinated by screen-based technology. A new study by a University of Missouri researcher found that adolescents with autism spend the majority of their free time using ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 25, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
A systematic review of previous studies suggests that there may be a positive relationship between physical activity and the academic performance of children, according to a report in the January issue of Archives of Pediatrics & ...
Health Jan 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
High levels of vitamin D do not seem to boost teens' academic performance, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sex-segregated schooling is not superior to coeducational schooling and carries the risk of exaggerating sexism and gender stereotyping, according to a new report co-authored by a University of Texas at Austin psychologist.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Although the long-term consequences of childhood obesity are well documented, some school districts have reduced physical education classes to devote more time to the 3 Rs in education—reading, writing, and arithmetic. ...
Pediatrics Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers led by an epidemiologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and University of Iceland has found a correlation between the age at which children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) begin ...
Attention deficit disorders Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Back-to-school time for many U.S. high school students may mean heading back into a Catch-22 of sleep. Teens are naturally inclined to stay up late, but are forced to wake up early, says ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Promoting physical activity among young school kids can end up improving their academic performance, a new study suggests.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- There is considerable variation in the neuropsychological, behavioral, and academic outcomes of individuals with cleft lip and palate, as the outcomes are affected by developmental level, sex, ...
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children with hearing loss struggle to hear in noisy school classrooms, even with the help of hearing aids and other devices to amplify their teacher's voice. Training the brain to filter out background noise and thus understand ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0