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.
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.
While experts often view aggressive behavior as a maladjusted reaction typical of social outcasts, a new study in the February issue of the American Sociological Review finds that it's actually popular adolescentsbut ...
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.
A child's taste preferences begin at home and most often involve salt, sugar and fat. And, researchers say, young kids learn quickly what brands deliver the goods.
(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 ...
(AP) -- Video games come with ratings similar to movies, but plenty of parents buy games rated M for Mature for their kids under 17.
A new study reveals that sick teens are more isolated than other kids, but they do not necessarily realize it and often think their friendships are stronger than they actually are.
Drawing from research and personal experience, Christine Carter a sociologist, happiness expert, and director of UC Berkeley's Greater Good Parents program shares insights on how practicing gratitude, not just ...
(AP) -- Kids under 13 aren't allowed on Facebook, but that hasn't stopped many of them from joining.