Children with an irregular bedtime performed worse on cognitive tests, had worse behaviour and were more likely to be obese than others.
Spontaneous mirror writing by both left- and right-handed children has long remained a mystery. Recent studies of brain processing and writing have led to an unexpected explanation.
New research has found white children’s automatic prejudice depends on whether they categorise others by race.
Such children suffer unique challenges.
Children are often the ones who decide what's 'right' and 'wrong'.
From collecting bugs to using math apps, there are many ways parents can engage in STEM activities with their kids to support their learning.
The words “gifted”, “precocious” and “high potential” represent different ways of seeing and valuing exceptional abilities.
A loophole robs children of their right to privacy, exposing them to long-term consequences.
While there are similarities in the general principles of palliative care provided to children and adults, there are also key differences.
We need to shift the focus away from parenting that relies on threats and rewards, to one that nurtures meaningful parent-child and child-technology relationships.
Australian children were once free to play on the streets, but today the urban space is less friendly to children and their imaginations.
It can be very hard for people to accept that they – or their family member – are not to blame for their mental illness. Seeing the evidence in a scan can make a difference.
Should children with reading difficulties get their hearing checked?
Harassment can cause severe and lasting harm.
A new psychological intervention can help any parents - even those crippled by fear and self-blame - to become powerful recovery coaches to children with eating disorders.
Mandatory sleep times in early childhood settings do not work for children, educators or parents, and need to change.
While talking about drugs with young people isn't always comfortable, research has shown that it's critical for prevention.
Policymakers can get more for their money when planing incentives for mothers to work.
Sexting has led to a rise in under-18s reported for sex offences.
From broken limbs to blood tests, hospital visits can cause unnecessary pain for children. An emergency care pediatrician offers seven easy strategies for parents to lessen this pain.