Twins lag behind single-born children when it comes to language development and hand gestures. However, female twins develop communication skills slightly faster than male twins.
Students who embarked on online learning went to bed, on average, thirty minutes later than they did while entered into in-person learning. They also slept less efficiently and napped more during the day.
Using exercise programs that help boost motor skills can help reduce problems with impulse control and aid cognitive development in children born preterm.
Almost fifty percent of people who have children with partners suffering from schizophrenia or bipolar disorder also have mental health challenges, a new study reports.
Mouse study reveals females with the EPHB2 genetic mutation are at greater risk of autism.
Split-second perceptions by adults of children’s faces leads them to make judgments of the child’s intentions and character.
Experiencing bullying and aggression as a teen or young adult increases violent ideations, including thoughts of harming or killing others, a new study reports.
Relationship jealousy often begins to arise before the age of sixteen, in many cases long before a person finds a partner.
The more exposure a child has to nitrogen oxide, the higher the risk of them developing mental health disorders at age eighteen.
Study reveals a surprising level of similarity in brain structure and development between humans and other primates.
All mothers are aware that breastfeeding provides certain advantages over bottle feeding for babies. A new study reveals children who were breastfed as infants, even for a short period of time, performed better at cognitive tests at age ten than their …
It’s a question most new parents ponder, can a newborn baby discriminate between speech sounds? Researchers found newborn babies encode voice pitch comparable to adults exposed to a new language for three years. However, there are some differences when…
A new digital app has shown to be successful in detecting one key symptom associated with ASD in young children. The app, which combines gaze tracking and machine learning algorithms, could be an inexpensive new tool to help with the diagnosis of autism.
Children infected with Group B Strep during the birth process are more likely to experience neurodevelopmental disorders and require ongoing special educational support than their peers who were not infected with GBS.
Addressing a previous, widely criticized research paper, a new study reveals there is no link between epidurals during childbirth and an increased risk of autism diagnosis in children.
Study reveals there is no significant uptick in men who played high school football reporting problems with brain health in middle age compared to their peers who did not play sports. However, ex-football players were more likely to experience sleep pr…
Study reveals there are differences in genes and the genetic burdens that underpin ASD between males and females. Researchers also found specific differences in the ways the brains of girls on the autism spectrum respond to different social cues.
Teens who display callous-unemotional traits are at higher risk of developing psychopathic traits as they enter adulthood.
Study reveals those in the throws of “established adulthood”, that is to say, those between the ages of 30 – 45, report better life satisfaction.
Olfactory imprinting in infant mice has a direct impact on their social behaviors as adults.