Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
In 1969, more than 10,000 11-year-olds, taking part in the National Child Development Study (NCDS), were asked to write an essay imagining what their lives would be like at 25. Fast forward 50 years, and we contacted a number of study members to share their essay with them and see how their lives had unfolded.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in March using CLS study data.
Disadvantaged children born at the start of the 21st century weighed up to 5kg more in their childhood and early teenage years than those from more privileged backgrounds, a new study has found.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in February using CLS study data.
A round-up of journal papers and other research published in December and January using CLS study data.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in November using CLS study data.
One in five young people born in the UK at the turn of the century was obese by the age of 14, and a further 15 per cent were found to be overweight.
Teenagers who read in their spare time know 26 per cent more words than those who never read, according to researchers at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in October using CLS study data.
Findings from cohort studies show that childhood disadvantage is strongly associated with poorer adult mental wellbeing for Generation X.
New research using the Millennium Cohort Study shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14.
Researchers have failed to find a causal link between children’s development and their relationships with their grandparents.
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