College students report more stress, less time to socialize

Today's high school seniors aren't partying and socializing as much as their parents' generation—they're too busy trying to get into college, and when they get there, some don't feel good about themselves, a new survey ...

School results boosted by improved focus in class

Researchers from the University of Adelaide say attempts to improve children's attentiveness in the early years could be rewarded with better literacy and maths abilities by ages 6-7 years.

Job dissatisfaction encourages workers to choose temping

The unhappiness of being in a bad job is strongly linked to people's decision to leave permanent work for the uncertain world of temporary employment, the British Sociological Association's conference in Warwick heard today.

Pupil well-being falls foul of testing 'obsession'

Government pressure on schools to abandon programmes which promote wellbeing will have 'disastrous' effects on vulnerable pupils, according to University of Manchester research.

Obese dogs at risk of health condition experienced by humans

Veterinary scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that, like humans, obese dogs can experience metabolic syndrome, a condition that describes multiple health issues that occur in the body at the same time.

Discrimination from one's manager really bites

Mental health workers are more likely to be depressed or anxious when they experience discrimination from their managers than when it comes from patients, a study has found.

The search for a job begins and ends with you

Staying motivated is always tough, but it certainly gets easier when you start seeing results. That's why keeping your spirits up during a job search can be extremely difficult. Candidates often face repeated rejection and ...

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