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Can you train children to persevere?

New project will discover whether children can be trained to become more persistent in their learning and boost their life chances as adults.

Physically active children are less depressed

Children benefit from physical activity. And it can even help children cope with depression.

Three tricks to singing better with children

When children sing, they’re learning language. But the right tempo and tone of voice are important factors for them to be able to sing along.

How do you talk to a child if you suspect sexual abuse?

It’s the conversation that no adult ever wants to have with a child, but sometimes must. Here’s how to handle the situation.

How authorities can help children of drug addicts

New research emphasizes that these children need far more attention in their early years to avoid developing behavioral problems.

First graders can read like experts

With a little help, six-year-olds can read texts in the same way as adult literary scholars.

They raise their sons to become better men in order to ensure equality for their daughters

Norwegian-Pakistani mothers who never got the chance to realise their ambitions on the job market have other plans for their own daughters. This affects the way they raise their sons.

Children born in winter have vulnerable lungs

A mother who smoked, respiratory infections, and when you were born, all contribute to how fast your lungs age.

Children who snore can develop learning problems

Extended snoring problems can, worst case, delay the development and growth of a child and lead to learning difficulties, according to a new Swedish study.

Antidepressants more than doubles the risk of children committing suicide

Antidepressants increase the risk of suicide among children and young adults, shows new research. This includes suicide attempts, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm.