Psychology & Psychiatry

'Grit' adds little to prediction of academic achievement

Personality characteristics - especially conscientiousness - have previously been shown to have a significant but moderate influence on academic achievement. However, a new study from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Early relationships, not brainpower, key to adult happiness

Positive social relationships in childhood and adolescence are key to adult well-being, according to Associate Professor Craig Olsson from Deakin University and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Australia, and ...

Health

Study finds effects of early child care at age 15

Teens who were in high-quality child care settings as young children scored slightly higher on measures of academic and cognitive achievement and were slightly less likely to report acting-out behaviors than peers who were ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Experiences of nature boost children's learning

Spending time in nature boosts children's academic achievement and healthy development, concludes a new analysis examining hundreds of studies.

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