A new study reports children who are able to selectively imitate behaviors are more flexible social learners.
A new study reports the specific language a parent uses to communicate with their baby can help the child to empathize and understand the thoughts of others when they get older.
A new study reports early social behavior is linked to a baby's ability to learn new language sounds.
A new study indicates adults who were born prematurely are more likely to display certain signs of autism and be more socially withdrawn than those who were born full term.
Researchers have identified a critical function of what they believe to be schizophrenia's "Rosetta Stone" gene that could hold the key to decoding the function of all genes involved in the disease.
According to a new study, teens with a specific variation of the FTO gene are more likely to binge eat.
A new study reports the rise in autism diagnosis across the US is due, in part, to the reclassification of other intellectual disabilities which often co-occur with autism.
According to a new study, newborn babies are able to process language as young as two days old by utilizing similar processes to adults.
Researchers manipulate the connection between language and vision to show that words have a profound effect on perception.
According to a new study, babies' brains respond not only to the presence of visual stimuli, but also the expectation of the stimuli.
A new study reports on changes in the brain's architecture for children raised in poverty. However, parental nurturing can offset some of the negative effects on the brain.
According to a new study, tapeworms can protect infant rats from neuroinflammation.