A new study reports iodine deficiency during pregnancy can impact embryonic brain development.
Researchers report they are developing a new neuroimaging test which may be able to identify children with ASD in as little as two minutes.
A new study reports higher cognitive skills in children with mothers who support the development of their sense of autonomy.
A new study reports children who get a good night's sleep perform better in math and languages.
A new study provides a close up of synapse refinement and identifies a protein that is crucial in this process.
A new study assesses the impact of human speech on infant cognition during the first year of life.
Autistic children who live with and interact with pets have stronger social skills than those who don't, a new study reports.
Learning an instrument can also train children to control their emotions and diminish their anxiety, a new study reports.
Researchers report on how diversity in autistic traits can be traced to differences in genetic mutations.
A new study reveals specific neural markers which predict generosity in children, as well as a link to the moral and social evaluation process.
Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during the third trimester of pregnancy puts offspring at higher risk of autism, a new study reports.
Study reports communicating with infants and labeling items familiar to them can help babies make connections between what they see and what they hear, improving learning later in life.
A new gene expression study of the brains of those with autism is the largest of its kind.
Researchers report children with ASD were more than twice as likely to have mothers who suffered from preeclampsia during pregnancy.
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Alter Thyroid Levels in Pregnancy and May Affect Fetal Brain Development
Researchers report PCBs can interfere with thyroid hormone action in pregnant women and affect fetal brain development.