Archive for "Children"


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…