According to a new study, the amygdala encodes responses to the opposite sex in children and teens.
A baby's first words are, most likely, based on their visual experiences, a new study reports.
Contrary to popular belief, researchers report infants who co-sleep in their parent's bedroom do not experience an increased risk of developing behavioral problems later in childhood. The study reports there are beneficial outcomes of co-sleeping, such as improved child sleep quality and increased prosocial behavior.
Using EEG, researchers have identified smaller spikes in the P3 brain wave is associated with aggressive behavior in young children. The findings could help to diagnose toddlers with aggressive tendencies before their behaviors become ingrained, researchers say.
While both reactive and proactive aggression in children appears to be genetic, it is the environment the child is exposed to that determines whether the behavior gets worse or better as the child ages, a new study reports.
Exposure to bullying during childhood, either as a victim or perpetrator, can lead to psychotic episodes later in life, a new study reports.
According to a new study, children with larger oral vocabularies by 24 months are better prepared academically and behaviorally than their peers when they enter kindergarten.
According to a new study, four year old children with sleep disorders have higher risks of developing psychiatric problems during later childhood.
A new study reports children are likely to learn how not to behave like their more disruptive siblings.
A new questionnaire that uses emoticon-like facial expressions could help teachers to communicate complex emotions with young children.