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.
Findings could help to develop new strategies that can help parents to regulate their own emotions while managing their child's aversive behavior.
A new study reports children who enter school with poor English language skills are more likely to have social, emotional and behavioral difficulties in later years.
A new study reports that young girls who are forced to take on burdensome care-giving roles become less sensitive to their own children's needs than kids who are allowed to just be kids.
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.
Children who experience elevated prenatal exposure to air pollution and exposure to early life stress have an increased risk of developing both attention problems and cognitive difficulties.
Frequent angry outbursts in children may be a sign of deeper mental health issues, researchers report.
A new study reports children are likely to learn how not to behave like their more disruptive siblings.
Children who are taught to reason about the mental states of others are more likely to use deception to obtain a reward, researchers report.