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  • Child of Our Time 16 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Child of Our Time 16

    In the year 2000 the BBC began filming the lives of 25 children born across the UK.  As they turn 16, Professor Robert Winston...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Apr 2017

  • Child of Our Time 16

    Child of Our Time 16 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Apr 2017
    In the year 2000 the BBC began filming the lives of 25 children born across the UK.  As they turn 16, Professor Robert Winston and Professor Tanya Byron...
  • Order your free booklet 'Young People: Changing times' Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2017

  • Order your free booklet 'Young People: Changing times'

    Order your free booklet 'Young People: Changing times' Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Mar 2017
    Order our free, 28-page booklet 'Young People: Changing times' to accompany the 'Child of Our Time 16' series. 
  • Child of Our Time: Try our surveys Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Child of Our Time: Try our surveys

    By John Oates

    How does your sense of self compare with other people? How good are you at performing complex tasks? How do you and...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2017

  • Child of Our Time: Try our surveys

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    Child of Our Time: Try our surveys Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Jan 2017
    How does your sense of self compare with other people? How good are you at performing complex tasks? How do you and your children cope with stress? Try our...
  • Do music lessons help with children's other classes? Creative commons image Icon lothlaurien under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Do music lessons help with children's other classes?

    By Fernand Gobet, Giovanni Sala

    There's been research which suggests picking up an instrument can improve children's educational performance across...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2017

  • Do music lessons help with children's other classes?

    Do music lessons help with children's other classes? Creative commons image Icon lothlaurien under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jan 2017
    There's been research which suggests picking up an instrument can improve children's educational performance across the board. But is there really any proof?
  • Santa: An OpenLearn reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    He's making a reading list; he's checking it twice. Here's a collection of academic takes on Santa and related gift...

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    Updated on:

    23 Dec 2016

  • Santa: An OpenLearn reading list

    Updated 23 Dec 2016
    He's making a reading list; he's checking it twice. Here's a collection of academic takes on Santa and related gift-bringers to round off our week of...
  • Five ways you can tell if your child is ‘normal’ Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Mcpics | Dreamstime.com - Children with different sizes

    Five ways you can tell if your child is ‘normal’

    By Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    Just about every parent will have googled this question at some time or another. But how do you know whether your...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Sep 2016

  • Five ways you can tell if your child is ‘normal’

    Five ways you can tell if your child is ‘normal’ Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Mcpics | Dreamstime.com - Children with different sizes
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Sep 2016
    Just about every parent will have googled this question at some time or another. But how do you know whether your child really is 'normal'? Here are five...
  • Do animals really raise human babies as their own? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Yellowstone National Park

    Do animals really raise human babies as their own?

    By Samantha Hurn

    Myth, history and popular culture tells of children raised by wolves and more. Do these stories have any basis in...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 May 2016

  • Do animals really raise human babies as their own?

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    Do animals really raise human babies as their own? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Yellowstone National Park
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 May 2016
    Myth, history and popular culture tells of children raised by wolves and more. Do these stories have any basis in truth?
  • When do children develop a sense of gender? Creative commons image Icon Brian Sawyer under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    When do children develop a sense of gender?

    By Dr Vanessa LoBue

    Young children are flexible about their ideas of gender - but, for most, that flexibility soon vanishes. When do...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Mar 2016

  • When do children develop a sense of gender?

    When do children develop a sense of gender? Creative commons image Icon Brian Sawyer under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Mar 2016
    Young children are flexible about their ideas of gender - but, for most, that flexibility soon vanishes. When do ideas about gender become fixed in children...
  • Do children exercise less in winter? Creative commons image Icon Scorpions & Centaurs under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Do children exercise less in winter?

    New research suggests that when the weather gets colder, and days shorter, children exercise less.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Feb 2016

  • Do children exercise less in winter?

    Do children exercise less in winter? Creative commons image Icon Scorpions & Centaurs under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Feb 2016
    New research suggests that when the weather gets colder, and days shorter, children exercise less.
  • Free course: Childhood in the digital age Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Monkey Business Image | Dreamstime.com

    Free course: Childhood in the digital age

    Try our free course, Childhood in the Digital Age, to get an idea of what it's like to study at the OU and take it...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Jan 2016

  • Free course: Childhood in the digital age

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    Free course: Childhood in the digital age Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Monkey Business Image | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Updated 28 Jan 2016
    Try our free course, Childhood in the Digital Age, to get an idea of what it's like to study at the OU and take it further by exploring learning, digital...

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  • Attachment in the early years

    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood. In the 1950s, John Bowlby...

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    12 Oct 2017

  • Attachment in the early years

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    Attachment in the early years Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock Updated content
    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 12 Oct 2017
    This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the...
  • Gene testing

    This free course, Gene testing, looks at three different uses of genetic testing: pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing. Such...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Aug 2016

  • Gene testing

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    Gene testing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 05 Aug 2016
    This free course, Gene testing, looks at three different uses of genetic testing:...
  • Early development

    This free course, Early development, looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that...

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Early development

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    Early development Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    This free course, Early development, looks at the human being in the context of an...
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