News tagged with school performance
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
Researchers at the University of Southampton are planning to investigate tests for a breathing disorder that affects babies and children who have Down syndrome while they sleep. They aim to provide the missing evidence so ...
Sleep apnea Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
First Lady Michelle Obama took her campaign against childhood obesity to a new level Thursday with a $150 million program to encourage more physical activity in American schools.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) —The link between poor academic performance and substance abuse just got stronger, with a new U.S. government report showing ties between the two.
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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 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
Little progress in participation of early-career registered nurses in hospital quality improvement activities
Nurses are the largest group of health care providers in the U.S., and health care leaders and experts agree that engaging registered nurses (RNs) in quality improvement (QI) efforts is essential to improving our health care ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drinking one energy drink has no effect whatsoever on the cognitive performance of secondary school pupils. This is the conclusion reached by University of Twente psychologist Pascal Wilhelm (department of Instructional Technology) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Recess in school serves a necessary and important role in the development of a child's academic, physical, and social well-being, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy ...
Pediatrics Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 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 |
Children with migraine are more likely to have below average school performance than kids who do not have headaches, according to new research published in the October 30, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the medical journa ...
Pediatrics Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For students with a good memory, feeling anxious before taking an exam might actually lead to a higher test score, researchers have found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers are developing a new vaccine for hayfever which could be more effective, less invasive for patients and less expensive than vaccines already available to patients within the NHS.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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
(Medical Xpress) -- Preschool children exposed to domestic violence and additional traumatic events are at increased risk for developing traumatic stress disorder, a new University of Michigan study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0