Beyond Books

  • Android tablet
    Nov 17, 2013 13:19 IST

    Tech overload leaves kids with back complaints

    A new study finds that all those video games, tablets, and smartphones could spell serious back troubles for growing youngsters, who are increasingly addicted to their gadgets. Solution — get up and get moving, kids.

  • Books to read this week feature
    Aug 19, 2013 14:19 IST

    Parents more attentive to better-performing kids

    Higher-performing elementary school students got a disproportionate number of resources from their parents, a new study has claimed. Study author Natasha Yurk, a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at IU Bloomington’s College of Arts and Sciences.

  • 6
    Jun 12, 2013 18:37 IST

    People who play video games really do see more

    A new study has revealed that hours spent at the video gaming console not only train a player’s hands to work the buttons on the controller, they probably also train the brain to make better and faster use of visual input.

  • Tech buzz!
    Jun 11, 2013 19:10 IST

    Teens chat more with parents than friends online

    An analysis of the habits of up to 200 teenagers, aged between 12 and 18, found that when typical after-school activities were ranked, Facebook ranked ninth, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

  • Jungle Book
    Apr 13, 2013 12:28 IST

    Out of the book

    Series of workshops in the city let children enact scenes from Harry Potter or The Jungle Book

  • An Indian girl hold
    Apr 09, 2013 12:08 IST

    Beat the heat kiddos

    There’s plenty for your kids to do this holiday season. Here’s a round-up of the best vacation workshops on offer in the city.

  • kids
    Apr 08, 2013 14:35 IST

    Kids’ perception of body different from adults

    Children’s understanding of owning a body differs from that of adults, indicating that our sense of physical self develops over time, according to a new study.

  • Cute kids
    Apr 02, 2013 18:16 IST

    Kids ask mums nearly 300 questions a day

    Mums are bombarded with around 300 questions from their children on a daily basis, a new study has revealed.

  • lifestyle-kids
    Mar 22, 2013 19:31 IST

    Genes responsible why some kids are picky about food!

    The reason kids fear trying out new food has less to do with what’s on their plate and more to do with their genes, a study has revealed.

  • Kids
    Mar 19, 2013 14:57 IST

    Modern life causing kids’ childhood to end at age 12

    More than two-thirds of parents feel that their kids childhood ends before they become teenagers, a new survey has revealed.

  • Cute kids
    Mar 18, 2013 20:02 IST

    Depressed kids at greater risk of developing heart disease as adults

    American researchers say that teens who were depressed as children are far more likely than their peers to be obese, smoke cigarettes and lead sedentary lives, even if they no longer suffer from the condition.

  • Cute kids
    Mar 18, 2013 16:17 IST

    Kids avoiding scary situations likelier to develop anxiety disorders

    Children who avoid scary situations are likely to have anxiety disorders, a new study has found. The questionnaires ask details about children’s avoidance tendencies, for instance...

  • Maths
    Mar 12, 2013 15:54 IST

    Maths skills adds £2k to pupils future earnings

    Children with top maths skills at the age of 10 will go on to earn considerably more as adults than classmates who are just average in the subject, new research suggests. A pupil who scores highly in the subject can...

  • Cute kids
    Mar 11, 2013 13:49 IST

    Exercise can protect kids from stress

    Sedentary children are more prone to stress than their active peers, according to a recent study.

  • SRCC
    Mar 08, 2013 18:33 IST

    Baap of all fests

    Here’s all the fun and action from Crossroads, the annual cultural fest of Sri Ram College of Commerce