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Always putting it off? Blame your parents

Procrastination is in the genes, say scientists who studied twins about how much they caused delays.

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Big family equals lower test scores

Children from large families do worse in the classroom, according to a study.

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Kids showing symptoms of ‘tablet addiction’

Teachers say a growing number of pupils turn up for lessons exhausted because they spend hours using their iPads.

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Don’t force kids to kiss granny
January 9 2014 at 11:25

Parents who force their sons and daughters to give granny a peck on the cheek may be doing them harm.

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Don’t cram for those exams
January 8 2014 at 14:51

Taking your time with exam revision is more effective than cramming it into the last few days - or hours - a study claims.

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Kids obsessed with smartphones at risk
January 8 2014 at 15:00

A quarter of schoolchildren admit paying more attention to their smartphone than traffic when crossing the road.

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Be there for kids who fail matric
January 7 2014 at 13:58

Failing matric does not mean all avenues have been exhausted - there are other options. This was the message from psychologists.

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Praising a child can be harmful
January 6 2014 at 13:57

Heaping compliments on children with low self-esteem places them under pressure to perform, so they avoid challenges, a study shows.

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Tips for turning kids into readers
January 3 2014 at 13:27

A lot of cultivating a reader consists of sitting back and letting them show you which way they want to go, writes Amy Joyce.

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Is stress fuelling rise in child obesity?
December 31 2013 at 13:31

Levels of the stress hormone cortisol is almost 50 percent higher in obese boys and girls, a study found.

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‘Teen dope use affects memory’
December 27 2013 at 13:48

Regular cannabis use among teenagers causes damaging changes to the memory, scientists say.

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‘Make history a compulsory subject’
December 24 2013 at 13:14

It is the underdog of school subjects - but now one politician wants to change this.

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Genes the key to school success?
December 19 2013 at 14:36

A child’s genes have a far greater impact on exam results than other factors, researchers claim.

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