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.
Neuroimaging techniques allow researchers to use neural representations of social thought to predict autism diagnosis with 97 percent accuracy, a new study reports.
According to a new study, some high school football players show measurable brain changes after one year of playing the sport, even in the absence of a concussion.
Stressful or traumatic experiences in childhood change how people deal with difficult situations later in life, a new study reports.
Genetic cues and communication between neurons and progenitors influence the development o the cerebral cortex, a new study reports.
A new study proposes later start times for middle and high school student to accommodate changes to teenage circadian rhythm.
A newly developed online tool could aid future postnatal brain growth studies.
Ultrasound technology is being used to help children pronounce the difficult "r" sound, according to a new research paper.
A new study reports autism symptoms develop by the age of 18 months in 57% of children who have an older sibling with ASD.
Researchers identify how cytoplasmic dynein-2, a molecular motor essential for human development, works.
Researchers report children as young as two are able to use complex mathematical concepts to help them make sense of the world around them.