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Author: Kirsty Bloore

In Japan, Kids Have Fewer Household Responsibilities and More Influence Over Purchases

Kids in Japan play a bigger role in purchase decisions than their global peers.

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Kirsty Bloore

For Australian Millennials, Music and Humor Are Sources of Resilience

Australians aged 16 to 34 are anxious about succeeding in life, but they’re much more happy than stressed.

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Kirsty Bloore

In Indonesia, Kids are Tech-Savvy and Believe They Can Accomplish Anything

From our Kids of the World study, a deeper look at Indonesian kids aged 6 to 11.

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Australian Grandparents Love Their Expanding Role, But It’s Not Always Easy

A new study reveals that grandparents in Australia cherish their role as caregivers, even though it can come at a cost.

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For Australian Kids, a Strong Emotional Support System Is the Key to Happiness

Australian kids are happy, independent and resilient. Their main source of contentedness is close relationships with family, friends and pets.

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In Australia, Sports Play a Big Role in Family Life

Australian parents encourage their kids to participate in athletics – and believe that watching sports is fun for the whole family.

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In Asia-Pacific Countries, There Is a Growing Appreciation for Self-Expression and Quality Time

People are happier and less focused on material success in Asia-Pacific countries than 5 years ago, according to a recent study.

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In the Philippines, Kids’ Purchase Influence Extends Beyond Their Parents

Filipino kids are more likely to live with grandparents and help out other relatives, broadening their influence over family decisions.

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Kids in China Are Less Anxious, More Careful With Their Money, and Have More IRL Friends

A new project illustrates how Chinese kids are similar and different from their global peers.

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Kirsty Bloore

In China, People Are Stressed Yet Happy

Our newest study offers a view of how Chinese people feel about the world, and how they differ from their global peers.

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Kirsty Bloore

Australian Dads: From “Shrimp on the Barbie” To “Playing With Barbie”

In Australia, gender-based parenting roles are evolving – and the traditional, disciplinarian dad is becoming a thing of the past.

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Comedy Is Much Loved in Australia, and Mostly Viewed on TV

A new study investigates how Australians ages 16 to 34 consume comedy entertainment, as well as the role that humor plays in their lives.

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Pied Piper or Follower: Australian Kids and the Meaning of “Fandom”

Fandom is nothing new—but in today’s online society, it means something new to be a devoted fan. A new study by Nickelodeon Australia delves into the topic of kids and fandom.

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Kirsty Bloore

Modern Mums in Australia: Paranoid or Prepared?

When it comes to understanding moms today, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Those with young kids span two generations, Millennials...

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