(HealthDay)—Contrary to conventional wisdom, a new Dutch study has found that the most likely way children get infected with the virus that causes warts is from close contact with family members or classmates, ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Teenagers are risk-takers—they're more likely than children or adults to experiment with illicit substances, have unprotected sex, and drive recklessly. But research shows that teenagers have the knowledge and ability to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 26, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—A new study from Iceland adds to existing evidence that kids are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if they're among the youngest in their grade at school.
Attention deficit disorders Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Yale School of Medicine researchers have found that children born to mothers who smoked more than one pack per day during pregnancy struggled on tests designed to measure how accurately ...
Pediatrics Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Why do some colleges have persistently high levels of binge drinking? It may be because, at these schools, binge drinking is associated with high status and binge drinkers are happier with their college social experience ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A principal standing in the hallway says, "You are one of my favorite students!" In class, a smart girl says, "You are the nicest person in our class!"
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Onscreen, Michael Mendoza's digital avatar stands before a wonderland of cakes and sweets, but his message is all business: "I. Get. Frustrated when people push me and call me - and call me - a teacher's pet!"
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In 2005, Jeffrey Martin, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology, health and sport studies in Wayne State University's College of Education, found that children living in underserved communities are less physically active than their ...
Health Jul 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Psychopaths are charming, but they often get themselves and others in big trouble; their willingness to break social norms and lack of remorse means they are often at risk for crimes and other irresponsible behaviors.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 19, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Thousands of children are bullied each day, but new University of Virginia research shows that they are not disliked universally by their peers. Indeed, victims may not be the most popular students at school; ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Students who date in middle school have significantly worse study skills, are four times more likely to drop out of school and report twice as much alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use than their single classmates, ...
Health Mar 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (4) | 1
Religious college students report less alcohol use than their classmates – and the reason may have to do with how their parents handle stress, according to new research by a Michigan State University scholar.
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Genetics plays a major role in peer rejection and victimization in early elementary school, according to a study recently published on the website of the journal Child Development by a team directed by Dr. Michel Boivin, a rese ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Although popular boys and girls get more attention from their classmates than less popular peers, they are often unconsciously avoided by those same classmates. These were the conclusions drawn by psychologist Tessa Lansu ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0