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Raspberry Pi: Digital making for new parents

December 14, 2017

Solving problems that are meaningful to us is at the core of our approach to teaching and learning…
Physical activity may help children to cope with depression

February 14, 2017

Everyone wants that children would be healthy and happy. However, childhood depression is a thing and we have…
Learning outdoors may significantly improve language skills of children

February 8, 2017

Developing language abilities is an essential part of child‘s education. Parents and teachers are trying to help children…
Spotting eating disorder symptoms in nine year olds could save lives

January 2, 2017

Eating disorders are a huge problem in young generation. They are caused by a variety of factors and…
Effects of child abuse may last for several generations

December 31, 2016

Child abuse is a big problem all over the world. It is usually thought that abused children sort…
Childhood abuse in the East Asia and Pacific region costs more than $200 billion a year

November 12, 2016

As sad as it sounds, in many places around the world childhood violence is still fully tolerated. Not…
Teaching autistic children expression may help them develop empathy

January 19, 2016

Children with autism struggle with social relations and usually have lower empathy abilities. Now scientists from the University…
Poverty is damaging to child’s brain, but parents can compensate by nurturing

July 30, 2015

Poverty, unlike many might think, is not just a problem of so called Third World. Alarmingly, about 22…
Intercountry adoption as a field of conflict: the absence of market characteristics

December 9, 2014

“Children are not for sale, that’s a social taboo”, says the sociologist Christian Tribowski. In his dissertation at…
Let’s be doctors! Reducing children’s fear of needles through learning and play

August 18, 2014

Quite a few parents have dealt with their children’s fear of needles, which gets in the way of…
Families can play key role against bullying

July 1, 2014

A University of Queensland study has shown that families can be more effective in protecting children from bullying…
Street life of Kenyan children

May 16, 2014

Number of homeless kids is disturbingly high in some of the world countries. For instance, around 300 000…
Recipe for children’s success spelled out by expert panelists

April 15, 2014

Pathways exist for children to succeed in life, confirmed a group of researchers, policymakers, lawyers, and educators gathered…
Rapid test allows for earlier diagnosis of tuberculosis in children

July 25, 2013

A new test for diagnosing tuberculosis (TB)  in children detects roughly two-thirds of cases identified by the current culture test,…
Early brain responses to words predict developmental outcomes in children with autism

May 30, 2013

The pattern of brain responses to words in 2-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder predicted the youngsters’ linguistic,…
Look! Something Shiny! How Some Textbook Visuals can Hurt Learning

May 10, 2013

Adding captivating visuals to a textbook lesson to attract children’s interest may sometimes make it harder for them…
Improving mental health starts with early childhood relationships

May 2, 2013

Making sure children grow up in a safe and stable environment is the goal of Iowa State University…
Low-Cost ‘Cooling Cure’ Could Avert Brain Damage in Oxygen-Starved Babies

March 25, 2013

When babies are deprived of oxygen before birth, brain damage and disorders such as cerebral palsy can occur.…
Engineering New Tissue for Pediatric Heart Surgery

March 21, 2013

Unlike heart disease in adults, which typically develops over time, pediatric heart defects most often are present at…
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