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20 December 2019

How physical activity in Australian schools can help prevent depression in young people

This article discusses the benefits of physical activity for reducing depression in young people.

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20 December 2019

140th out of 146: Australian teens do close to the least physical activity in the world

This study discusses recent research which examined the physical activity levels of adolescents in 146 countries.

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20 December 2019

Racial discrimination and the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: Does the timing of first exposure matter?

This study measured first exposure to interpersonal racism at either ages 4–5 years or 7 years or no exposure to examine the influence of sensitive periods of racism......

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20 December 2019

Intergenerational trauma & family violence in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities

This podcast discusses intergenerational trauma, and the effects this trauma has on health, health system responses, and family violence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander......

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20 December 2019

Executive functioning and neurodevelopmental disorders in early childhood: A prospective population-based study

This research examined the prospective association of executive functioning with subsequent autism spectrum disorder (ASD) traits and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder......

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19 December 2019

Advertising and youth

This article discusses the effects of advertising on children and young people.

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19 December 2019

Prevalence of preschoolers meeting vs exceeding screen time guidelines

This study examined the prevalence of children aged 2 and 3 years meeting vs exceeding screen time guidelines and  the strongest individual and family-level factors......

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19 December 2019

Association between recreational marijuana legalization in the United States and changes in marijuana use and cannabis use disorder from 2008 to 2016

This research examined if the incidence of marijuana use and cannabis use disorder changed during 2008 to 2016 after the legalisation of recreational marijuana in the United......

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19 December 2019

Association of maternal eating disorders with pregnancy and neonatal outcomes

This study investigated if maternal eating disorders were associated with an increased risk of adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes. Maternal eating disorders were found to be......

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17 December 2019

Studies of gaze could improve diagnosis, treatment of autism

This paper discusses the research examining differences in gaze behaviour between those with autism and neurotypical people.

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