News tagged with girls

Bridging the gender-gap in maths

( -- A concerning gender-gap exists in career aspirations among Australian youth across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, a new study has found.

dateMay 15, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Does your mother know?

Do your parents know where you are at night? According to 36 per cent of 15 year old boys and nearly a quarter of 15 year old girls the answer to that question, at least once a month, is no.

dateMar 04, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Vitamin D tied to muscle power in adolescent girls

Vitamin D is significantly associated with muscle power and force in adolescent girls, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Health
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Kids show cultural gender bias

( -- Talk about gender confusion! A recent study by University of Alberta researchers Elena Nicoladis and Cassandra Foursha-Stevenson in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology into whether speaking French influenced ...

dateFeb 09, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Email link to boys' popularity

Surveyed boys who used email at home were brighter and more popular than boys who did not – according to a recent study by an educational psychologist from Curtin University.

dateOct 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Working mothers and the effects on children

Parents struggling to combine paid work with bringing up their children now have some positive news thanks to a new study funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on maternal employment and child socio-emotional ...

dateJul 22, 2011 in Social Sciences
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