The effect of paternal age on autism, schizophrenia, and ADHD may be greater than previously thought
Moms-to-be who relieve pain with acetaminophen may be setting their children up for hyperactivity
A new report finds the number of chemicals contributing to brain disorders in children has doubled since 2006
What happens when girls aren’t under the scrutiny of boys? Do they get more girly or less so?
Infants were better able to process repeated sounds, showing a maturity of brain function
Diagnosed with a mysterious condition that prevented her from aging, Brooke Greenberg was old enough to drive but lived her life in a crib.
It may not look like much is going on during naptime in preschool, but dozing youngsters are actually busy learning.
Using hand gestures may be important for more than just making a point; they could help children to learn.
A new study solidifies the connection between breast-feeding and intelligence, but it’s not the only way that mom can influence youngsters’ IQ, even before birth.
There’s a lot of advice about how not to let your kids watch TV. But what’s the most important factor in helping young children to take in television responsibly?
The stronger a child’s vocabulary, the more successful she tends to be in school, and new research shows that the word-building can begin before kids start talking.
Born deaf, 3-year-old Grayson Clamp is astonished to hear his father’s voice for the first time, thanks to a microchip that University of North Carolina doctors implanted inside his brain. Read more about Grayson’s experience on our companion section, NewsFeed.
Exposure to cigarette smoke in the womb may interfere with the brain‘s reward system, and make children more vulnerable to addictions.