Archive for "Children"

Smell Detection Game and the Flavor vs Taste Experiment – different languages

In our  tips to keep up healthy eating during quarantine, number 4 is “Play with your food, for young and old”, below we share some tips on how to sense your food! The “Smell Detection Game” and the “Flavor vs Taste Experiment” are novel methods for sensory play. Below you find links to the games…


Infographics: QUALITY FOOD TIME IN QUARANTINE – different languages

In this post,  Edulias early stage researchers present 5 tips to make quality food time whilst in quarantine. Here you can find the infographics summarising (pdf) the tips in 8 different languages   English Spanish Italian Norwegian [caption id=”attachment_1396″…



School-based interventions to promote water consumption 

Did you know that drinking water can improve children’s attention and memory? In this way, drinking water may help children to perform better at school. Schools are a good setting to develop and promote healthy habits, including drinking water. What are effective ways for schools to encourage youth to drink more water?   Beverage consumption among…


Children spent a huge amount of time with their friends and peers and the relationship with them have a significant influence on their development.

I am Tija Rageliene, an Early Stage Researcher, studying preadolescents, and the influence peers and siblings have on children’s eating behavior. One of the things I want to analyze in my study is if friendship with peers is good for a child’s health. As a trained psychologist, I know well that health is a state…


Current trends in children research

Eurosense was held this year in early September in beautiful Verona. We digged into the conference programme to get a glimpse of current research subjects on children. Overall the conference included 7 oral presentations, 4 flash-poster or workshop oral presentations and 19 posters, totaling 30 communications with focus on children. Non-surprisingly, over half of these…