More sleep, less bad behaviour
New research, involving the University of Melbourne, finds adequate sleep may minimise the impact of many childhood behavioural problems.
Struggling in school: Helping every student learn
Dr Shiralee Poed from the University of Melbourne has spent her career in special education. She now focuses on supporting students with behavioural issues.
Reclaiming passion as a driver of human behaviour
Philosopher of the emotions Professor Louis Charland argues that we need to reinstate the notion of "passion" in our understanding of human behaviour.
Getting school refusers back to class
A ground-breaking intervention program in Melbourne is helping school refusers get back into the classroom.
The necessity of kindness
Evolutionary biologist Professor Lee Dugatkin talks to the University of Melbourne's Up Close podcast about altruistic behaviour in insects, animals and beyond.
The (good) F-word
That other F-word – failure – has a certain beauty and necessity that Australians must embrace as the nation embarks on its 'innovation' boom time.
Spying on the classroom for better student outcomes
The University of Melbourne's Professor David Clarke on new insights into student learning in maths and science, gained via extensive observations in schools.