What stories can teach children about the world.
Recent research raised concerns about girls' stereotypes on their gender's lack of 'brilliance.' But an overlooked finding suggests boys also hold hindering stereotypes about themselves in school.
Forget about the expensive gifts, for young children, it's all about the paper and the packaging this Christmas.
The quality of what pupils come to know, understand and are able to do has a big impact on students. Low quality leads to boredom as well as fear and anxiety about maths as a subject
Children start to demonstrate self-awareness as they approach their second birthday – and it helps them to learn.
A study with pre-school children found that their motivation and interest improved when they believed they were part of a group.
If children aren't sufficiently coordinated, it could affect their ability to learn.
As they grow up, children learn not to talk about race, but a positive emphasis on diversity is better than teaching colourblindness.
Several brain regions engage in an amazing symphony to produce music. What then are the benefits of music training on a child?
Summer can likely be full of activities that you do with your child. Here's what research shows on how to boost your child's creativity.
Research shows that even four-year-olds feel better after an apology and view people who apologize as nicer than those who don't.
New research has questioned the nature of humans' impressive capacity to imitate.
Emotional competence can help children do better at school.
When you read to children, they develop abilities to express emotions through language.
If you thought babies' babbling was just nonsense, it's time to think again.
Research shows babies begin to learn language sounds before they're even born. What about babies who hear two languages from birth? Can a baby brain specialize in two languages?
The development of 'handedness' and language are closely linked.
Gender is more of a flexible state than most people think. And as children, we start out thinking more flexibly about gender than we end up as adults.
Children are increasingly being exposed to more violence. The impact? They could get desensitized to violence and come to believe that it is an acceptable way to solve problems.
A child mainly learns empathy through imitating adults – yet another reason to treat others well.