The long-term impact of poor childhood mental health is believed to be costing the UK a total of £550 billion in lost earnings. Adults who struggled with psychological problems as children tend to work fewer hours and earn less money.
Professor Alissa Goodman has been appointed director of the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) at the same time the centre secures £17 million in funding for the years 2015 to 2020.
New research has found that children from less well-off families in the UK are more likely to experiment with alcohol while still in primary school than youngsters from more advantaged backgrounds.
Children of obese parents are up to five times more likely to be overweight or obese by the time they reach their forties, new research has found.
The long-term impact of poor childhood mental health is believed to be costing the UK a total of £550 billion in lost earnings.
People who lose their jobs are less willing to trust others for up to a decade after being laid-off, according to new research from the University of Manchester.
The findings of a remarkable UCL Institute of Education research study are being used to promote reading for pleasure and to help protect school and public library services around the English-speaking world.
Should all children be allowed to delay their entry to school, or should that option only be available to those born in the summer?
Engaging children in sports from a young age significantly increases the likelihood of them being physically active in later life, according to new research based on the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70).
People living close to the English coast have higher vitamin D levels on average than those living inland, according to a new study based on the 1958 National Child Development Study.
Individuals who experience stressful events as children show more signs of physical ‘wear and tear’ by midlife, according to a new study of people born in 1958.
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