Overcoming adversity

If we want to help children succeed and thrive so that they can reach their full potential, we need to understand their mental, biological, and emotional needs. Join Sean Sanders, Director and Senior Editor for Custom Publishing at Science, as he interviews outstanding researchers in a broad range of fields whose work either directly involves … Read more

Do older children influence their siblings’ willingness to take risks?

We pick up a lot from our big brothers and sisters – bad habits, good advice and maybe even the way we think about risk. In a new study, researchers found that observing an older sibling’s risk-taking can change the behaviour and brain patterns of younger siblings. It all depends, however, on their relationship. “Siblings … Read more