Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Young people of all academic abilities are more likely to fare better in their GCSE exams if they have confidence in their school work, new research shows.
Women who have never given birth or been pregnant have double the odds of reaching the menopause before the age of 40, compared to those who have been pregnant.
Three generations of children from less privileged homes have reached middle age at greater risk of being overweight or obese than their better-off peers, according to findings published in PLOS Medicine.
How has the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) aided government understanding of the social inequalities faced by young people today?
People who experience maltreatment during childhood are more likely to be unemployed and less likely to own their homes by age 50.
The negative effect of low birth weight on cognitive ability has decreased dramatically for children born at the turn of the millennium, compared to the Baby Boomers and Generation X before them.
People who take part in community activities are more likely to have better memory and problem-solving skills in later middle age, according to new findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Mums living with intellectual and developmental disabilities tend to live in poverty, have a chaotic home environment and report poorer mental health during their children’s early years.
More generous benefits for families in Britain may explain better test scores for some children compared to the United States, according to research using the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Young people from less advantaged homes may limit their options for further education unnecessarily when choosing their GCSE subjects.
Children who are hyperactive are more likely to report poor mental health when they are adults, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
Children who lose a parent are less likely to talk about their feelings, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Child victims of bullying become greater users of mental health services in later life, according to findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
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