Women often participate in non-violent demonstrations, and they can be of crucial importance. But what is now happening in Iran stands out from other popular uprisings.
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Many children struggle with reading. A new method offers hope. The focus is on giving children the right challenges.
Big football clubs in the UK often have their own sports psychologists for the players. But can the players trust that their confidential conversations won’t be shared with management?
The transition from junior to senior football is a big one. Researchers have identified some of the biggest stressors for athletes who want to continue playing football at the elite level.
Now it’s well documented: forest therapy is an effective and simple method for dealing with something many people struggle with.
Children engage in rough play today, just like they did in the past. What’s the same and what has changed? Researchers have taken a closer look and have a clear recommendation for today’s parents and kindergarten and school staff.
Norwegian youth from all over the country and across social affiliation point to teen activist Greta Thunberg as a role model and source of inspiration for climate engagement.
The Norwegian school year start up again after another pandemic crisis year and with the ongoing war in Ukraine. Pupils’ experiences may be different, but all children are affected by these crises, some many years later.
Stroke patients who experience delirium during a stroke could be more prone to developing cognitive and psychiatric difficulties.
Conspiracy theories spread quickly early on in the pandemic, and social media received a lot of the blame. But not all social media are the same.
Ukraine is certainly putting pressure on Russia in the war. How can this be? And is this good news against an authoritarian regime with atomic weapons?
This topic is one of several addressed in an updated Norwegian Education Act that is currently out for comments. Several researchers are sceptical about the benefits of homework.
Things slow down for a lot of us as we get older. But your brain can stay healthy longer with a little effort.
Some types of terrorist acts affect people much more than others. Islamist violence apparently produces the strongest counter-reactions.
What challenges do teens face when they prioritize both their education and elite sports? Researchers have interviewed athletes who juggle both.
Many countries have introduced market competition and privatization in their health care systems in recent years. But the most satisfied patients can be found in countries where a large part of the system is handled by the public sector.
Some children resort to food as a comfort or eat more for other reasons. But the link between predicted obesity-promoting eating behaviour and high BMI may not be what you think.
Girls do not lose body fat from being more physically active. Nor is how round they are connected to how active they are. But researchers have found these links for boys.
Did you ever want to get really good at something when you were younger? Over the years, you tend to lose some of the spark and the belief in yourself that you’ll succeed. But – there’s hope.
Many people who experience problems with memory after a stroke regain their memory within three months.
A lot of young people have depressive symptoms. Ruminative thinking, and even thinking about how much you ruminate, reinforces the symptoms. But there is hope.
Some people succeed at flirting more often than others. Plenty of people are obviously more attractive than the rest of us, but it also seems that a lot of them know what works. Now researchers do, too.
Healthy and successful people are the least willing to contribute more to the public health care system.