Children of obese parents may have an increased risk of developmental delays, a new study suggests.
Asymmetric brains may enhance sensory information processing, according to a new study.
Feeling positive about race can decrease symptoms of depression and emotional and behavioral problems, according to a new study.
Growing up without a father alters brain anatomy and impairs social and behavioral abilities in adults, according to a new study on mice.
Scientists have found more evidence that sleep benefits children's brains. New research reveals that connections between the left and the right hemispheres of the brain strengthen during sleep for young children.
Making music help boosts pro-social behavior and problem-solving skills in young children, a new study suggests.
Coaxing kids to share can be hard, but a new study reveals that giving children a choice to sacrifice their own toys in order to share with someone else makes them more likely to share in the future.
How a mother sees herself may predict her child's brain development and stress levels, according to a new study.
Even five-year-olds understand the concept of reputation. A new study reveals that children are significantly more likely to be kind to peers who demonstrate helpfulness.
Hand gestures may significantly improve problem-solving skills in children, according to a new study.
Being exposed to secondhand smoke may make children more physically aggressive and antisocial, according to a new study.