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We can't blame social media for everything… | Tes News

We can't blame social media for everything… | Tes News | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
…yes, it may have negative affects, but often it's adult anxiety that is preventing children from exploring the world
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ESRC funds the International Centre for Lifecourse Studies. 

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Giving children regular bedtimes stops them getting 'jet lag'

Giving children regular bedtimes stops them getting 'jet lag' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Children with an irregular bedtime performed worse on cognitive tests, had worse behaviour and were more likely to be obese than others.

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Prof Yvonne Kelly is Deputy Director of the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies

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Being unemployed 'adversely affects health'

Unemployed people are more likely to experience a range of health problems, in part due to the stress of looking for a job, a new study suggests.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies

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Bedtime: How going to sleep at irregular times could be harmful to kids

Bedtime: How going to sleep at irregular times could be harmful to kids | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research has pointed to that it is not just the amount of sleep a child gets which matters. According to a large study carried out by UCL’s International Centre for Lifecourse Studies, which has followed the lives of some 20,000 children since the turn of the century, it looks like just as important as sleep is having a regular bedtime throughout the first decade of a child's life.

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International Centre for Lifecourse Studies is funded by the ESRC.

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REVEALED: Early puberty linked to increased risk of heart disease and cancer

REVEALED: Early puberty linked to increased risk of heart disease and cancer | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Girls from poorer families are twice as likely to start their period by the age of 11 than children from wealthier backgrounds.

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Article cites the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse in Society and Health

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UK Data Service's curator insight, October 14, 2016 4:43 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

Millennium Cohort Study