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Kindergarten and crime: What's the link?

Children who are older when they start kindergarten do well in the short term, academically and socially. But as teenagers, these old-for-grade students are more likely to drop out and commit serious crimes, says new research ...

dateMar 19, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Boys plagiarise more than girls at school

Research by the University of the Balearic Islands has analysed the phenomenon of academic plagiarism among secondary school students. The study, published in the journal Comunicar, confirms that this practi ...

dateMar 27, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Fear of missing out drives net addiction in Japan

For Japanese teenager Sumire, chatting with friends while she sits in the bath or even on the toilet is nothing out of the ordinary. An ever-present smartphone means she, like much of her generation, is plugged ...

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Other
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