Brain abnormalities might lead to cognitive impairment. that could have significant long-term consequences.
Researchers suggest these findings need to be considered when updating guidelines for pregnant women.
Experts say children’s finger muscles have to be exercised by playing with real toys.
Scientists discovered that having children significantly shortened telomeres (genetic markers of aging).
…I want one too.
Kids really shouldn’t be drinking… really.
Two-thirds of Nso children have enough restraint to pass a test that predicts success later in life.
Stress — it’s never good for you. But sometimes, it’s worse.
There is so much more we can do.
Knowing what it’s not brings us one step closer to understanding what it is.
Immunization is important.
When preschoolers hang out with each other, they tend to borrow each other’s personalities, a new study has found.
Don’t skip on meals!
Because no one wants to feed and wash their siblings.
Parents tell their children that ‘lying is bad’ but not everyone takes their word for it.
Children judge a book by its cover.
Researchers found a positive association between the amount of time spent playing video games and children’s mental health as well as their mental and social aptitudes.
Is the American dream over?
Loyalty is a complex emotion, and paradoxical at times. For many loyalty is intrinsically link to identity, since our loyalty and allegiance to our nationality, families and friends or lack thereof defines us as persons. Psychologists have been studying the interplay of social injustice, righteous anger and group allegiance of many years (marketers especially love these kinds of studies). Loyal persons are seen by others as nicer and more trustworthy. But how early in life do we actually see group loyalty develop? As early as age four, a new research suggests.
The fast rise of childhood and adolescent obesity in the US should be one of the government’s biggest concern. One in three American kids are classed as obese. But while there’s much the government can do, like improve food served at cafeterias or crack down on abusive junk food advertising targeted for kids, the biggest responsibility lies with the parents.