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Kids as young as four are fair: study

‘It’s not fair’ is a refrain whined by children the world over. Though a study has found seven-year-olds may comprehend this concept more so than four-year-olds. Two groups of children, one aged four to five, the other aged seven to ...

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Adelaide study into language in the home

The importance of learning and early childhood development has been in the news of late, particularly with the recent report by the UNICEF Office of Research, Building the Future: Children and the Sustainable Development Goals in Rich Countries, which ranked ...

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Babytalk has subconcious benefits

Dr Marina Kalashnikova from the MARCS Institute at Western Sydney University has published research showing a subconscious purpose behind the use of babytalk by parents and carers. The study, published by the Royal Society Open Science, showed the subconscious reasons for ...

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SA government ‘no jab, no play’ amendments

The South Australian government is proposing changes to its ‘no jab, no play’ laws. The law will require children to be age appropriately immunised (or have a medical exemption) or be on an immunisation catch-up program to access early childhood ...

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Stroke: a top ten cause of death for children

The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has published the first ever study into the outcomes for children following an arterial ischaemic stroke, usually known as a stroke caused by a blood clot. Despite being more commonly associated with older people stroke ...

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