Child Development


22 Dec 2023
SUTD researchers found that younger children were likelier to accept new information from a human than a social robot, even if both informants were previously shown to provide inaccurate information.
31 Oct 2019
A recent study on children’s appraisals of gender nonconformity (GN) and a related intervention, led by researchers from the Gender Development Laboratory, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in collaboration with The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and the University of Toronto Mississauga, reveals that a simple intervention may change the biases in the perception of young children against peers who break gender norms. The findings have been published in Child Development, the flagship journal of the Society for Research in Child Development.
02 Mar 2014
Over 100 concerned stakeholders attended the symposium “New Directions for Whole-Person Development of Young People: Inter-sector Collaboration to Resolving Intergenerational Poverty” held at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on 1 March to explore the problems of intergenerational poverty on youths and the possible solutions.
29 Jan 2014
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) conferred the honorary title of University Fellowship upon eight outstanding individuals to pay tribute to their significant contributions to the University and the community.
05 Sep 2012
A study on the emotional and behavioural adjustments of children from inter-ethnic and mono-ethnic families in Malaysia challenges traditional assumptions about inter-ethnic families.
28 Feb 2011
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently received a generous donation of $2.3 million from Manulife Charitable Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 1998 by Manulife (International) Limited (MIL).
10 Aug 2010
Neural processing in the brains of parents talking to their babies may reveal secrets about early stages of language acquisition in infants.
12 Mar 2008
In a “normal world,” the female population equals or slightly surpasses the number of males. Except in India, that is, where the situation is just the opposite, where the gender ratio — or the number of females to males — is known to be among the most imbalanced in the world.
27 Jul 2006
A report from the first-ever National Tsunami Disaster Symposium organised by Sparta Institute of Social Studies who are working as Consultant to UNEP and UNESCO.
03 Jul 2006
About 2.1 million Indian children under 5 years of age die each year. In spite of reductions in child mortality rate over the past two decades, the rate remains high at 87 per 1000 live births. The main causes are diarrhoea, pneumonia, and for deaths among the neonates asphyxia, pre-term delivery, sepsis and tetanus.
05 Feb 2006
Maternal under-nutrition and low birth-weight are highly prevalent in developing countries. Many countries have nutritional supplementation programmes during pregnancy to improve the situation. However, the impact of prenatal supplementations on infants’ developmental outcome has not been adequately studied.
05 Feb 2006
Micronutrients in child health; Child nutrition and growth; Management of diarrheal diseases; Advocacy and social equity; Helicobacter pylori infection in children; Facility-based management of severe malnutrition; Etiology of diarrheal diseases; Infant and young child feeding; Nutrition and child development and many more
29 Jul 2005
The Philippine Association for Home Economics in State Colleges and Universities (PAHESCU) Journal is now accepting articles/research papers for its April 2006 publications.


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