Psychology & Psychiatry

Changing how people perceive problems

Every day, people try to make sense of challenges in their lives. But sometimes their explanations get in the way of solving them, said Stanford psychologist Gregory Walton in a new paper in Psychological Review.

Health

Poor health habits add up to poor grades for teens

(HealthDay)—American high school students with poor grades are much more likely to have unhealthy behaviors—including illegal drug use—than teens at the top of the class, federal health officials say.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping children achieve more in school

Not all children do well in school, despite being intellectually capable. Whilst parental relationships, motivation and self-concept all have a role to play, a recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology ...

Health

Research shows standing desks lower BMI

Most of us have heard that standing desks are good for us, and it makes sense it would also be good for our children. Now, for the first time, there's evidence that this simple change in classroom furniture can slow the increase ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Impact of social-emotional learning on academic achievement

Those promoting a "whole-child" approach to education contend that we need a holistic perspective that aims to nurture the full range of skills and capacities that will help children of today become healthy and competent ...

Health

Injuries from teen fighting deal a blow to IQ

A new Florida State University study has found that adolescent boys who are hurt in just two physical fights suffer a loss in IQ that is roughly equivalent to missing an entire year of school. Girls experience a similar loss ...

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