Parents who constantly find themselves wiping food off the high chair, the table, the walls, the ceiling and even the dog …
DVDs and educational programs on TV have a growing place in helping young children to learn. But there’s new evidence that they may not be as effective as old fashioned conversation.
Using hand gestures may be important for more than just making a point; they could help children to learn.
Among the 100 million or so nerve cells in the brain, it turns out there is a group dedicated to making sense of numbers.
Enhancing one area of the brain means activity in others may suffer.
Communication may help toddlers cope better with emotions in pre-school
Part of our math skills are innate, but a larger part isn’t
If you ask college men, they’ll say that it’s more unethical to use steroids to boost athletic performance than it is to take prescription stimulants to get better grades, according to new survey of Penn State freshmen.
Digital books are lighter and more convenient to tote around than paper books, but there may be advantages to old technology.
It’s counterintuitive, but under stress we tend to focus more on the rewards than on the risks of any decision.
What kids watch — and not just how much — matters when it comes to television viewing, according to new research that finds that preschoolers who watch fast-paced shows have far more trouble concentrating than other children.
Every parent thinks they’re baby is exceptionally smart — and cute, too. But while it can’t be true that every infant is above average, Lake Wobegon-style, it turns out that babies become able to reason surprisingly well at a …
We used to think that the left brain controlled your thinking and that the right brain controlled your heart. But neuroscientists have learned that it’s a lot more complicated.