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Hackers school next generation at DEFCON Kids

DEFCON hackers will share their skills with the next generation at a first-ever children's version of the infamous gathering of software renegades, lock pickers and social engineers.

Jun 26, 2011
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Youth cybercrime linked to friends' influence

Peer influence and low self-control appear to be the major factors fueling juvenile cybercrime such as computer hacking and online bullying, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.

Jun 23, 2011
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Revisiting ADHD and Ritalin

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Lawrence H. Diller, a pediatrician from Walnut Creek, Calif., ignited a national debate over the steep rise in children being diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and treated with ...

May 17, 2011
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Few US kids do well in science class: study

A government study on US kids found Tuesday that just one in three show proficiency in science in middle school and junior high, while that number drops to one in five of those graduating high school.

Jan 25, 2011
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Survey: Parents start to see TV, Internet the same

(AP) -- No TV for a week, the time-honored punishment for misbehaving children, has been enhanced. Now, parents are also withholding Internet access to punish their kids, further sign that the Web has become as important ...

Dec 17, 2010
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Youngest kids labeled as ADHD

Nearly 1 million children with fall birthdays may have been misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, not because they have real behavior problems, but because they're the youngest kids in ...

Aug 17, 2010
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