Contrary to popular belief, bilingual children do not have an advantage over monolingual children when it comes to attention and executive function, a new study reports.
A new study reveals spending time connecting with nature helps to reduce behavioral problems and anxiety in children, as well as improving overall health.
Study reports children who reward children with screen time often spend more time interacting with their tablets or smartphones than parents who don't.
According to researchers, reading with your preschool aged children can boost their language development by up to eight months. Receptive language skills are positively enhanced when a child reads along with a carer, the study reports.
Researchers report insufficient sleep is associated with unhealthy eating patterns, an increased risk of obesity and more screen time in school aged children.
Frequent angry outbursts in children may be a sign of deeper mental health issues, researchers report.
A new study reveals the youngest children in a class are more likely than their older peers to be diagnosed with ADHD. Researchers say the problem may lie with some teachers mistakenly believing a child's immaturity compared to older classmates is actually ADHD.
A new study reports on the detrimental impact childhood poverty has on cognition later in life. Researchers say those who grew up socially or economically disadvantaged are more likely to score lower on cognitive tests later in life.
Researchers say limiting children's access to screen time to two hours a day, in addition to physical activity and quality sleep, helps to improve cognitive development.
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.