Good sleep is key to pre-teen mental health
Improving sleep is one way to help support a young adolescent’s mental health and wellbeing – with long-lasting benefits, finds University of Melbourne research
What will it be like for teenagers of the future?
Through her research and a new novel, a University of Melbourne psychologist is exploring how teenagers respond to technology and social media in their lives.
Re-thinking our definition of adolescence
A University of Melbourne expert says that the age of adolescence has evolved and we need to improve our understanding of the modern problems of teenagers.
The importance of your child’s middle years
Far from being a quiet time, a child’s middle years - from 8 to 12 – are transformative. But a University of Melbourne expert says we need better understanding.
More sleep, less bad behaviour
New research, involving the University of Melbourne, finds adequate sleep may minimise the impact of many childhood behavioural problems.
Teenage daughters as a risk of divorce
University of Melbourne research finds parents of teenage daughters have a higher risk of divorce - but the risk disappears if the fathers grew up with a sister
Policy-making (mis)using the brain
Neuroscience has been used as justification for particular policy initiatives. But in some cases the science was misused.
Smile like you mean it
Orthodontic treatment is no longer for those awkward teen years as more and more adults choose to improve their oral health, say University of Melbourne experts
8 tips for preparing financially savvy teenagers
Eight expert tips to prepare your teenager for financial independence, from understanding compound interest to always reading the fine print.