Children, Poverty and the Sustainable Development Goals – Children & Society

ABSTRACT The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came into force in January 2016, taking over from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Significant human development progress has occurred in recent decades. Nevertheless, the MDGs have been criticised not least for failing to prioritise inequality and gains for the poorest people. The SDGs create a much more comprehensive … [Read More] Children, Poverty and the Sustainable Development Goals – Children & Society

Event-related Potential Measures of Executive Functioning from Preschool to Adolescence – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology

ABSTRACT Executive functions are a collection of cognitive abilities necessary for behavioural control and regulation, and are important for school success. Executive deficits are common across acquired and developmental disorders in childhood and beyond. This review aims to summarize how studies using event-related potential (ERP) can provide insight into mechanisms underpinning how executive functions develop … [Read More] Event-related Potential Measures of Executive Functioning from Preschool to Adolescence – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology

From Kantian to Machiavellian Deceivers: Development of children’s reasoning and self-reported use of secrets and lies – Childhood

ABSTRACT This article examines developmental differences in children’s reasoning about secrecy and lying as well as their use of these behaviors in two studies. Study 1 explored children’s (N = 66, 8–15 years) reasoning about the circumstances in which secrecy and lying are acceptable. Study 2 analyzed children’s (N = 50, 8–15 years) actual reported … [Read More] From Kantian to Machiavellian Deceivers: Development of children’s reasoning and self-reported use of secrets and lies – Childhood

The State of Victoria’s Children Report 2013-14: A report on resilience and vulnerability within Victoria’s children and young people – Victorian Government

The Victorian Government has today released the State of Victoria’s Children report, highlighting the need to reduce the impact of disadvantage on children and young people’s education. The 2013-14 report found disadvantage in Victorian communities often lead to difficulties in a child’s education. The former Liberal Government failed to release a report since 2012. This … [Read More] The State of Victoria’s Children Report 2013-14: A report on resilience and vulnerability within Victoria’s children and young people – Victorian Government

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