Study sheds new light on the roles of social interactions and cultural diversity in the development of attention.
A deep learning model uses white matter connectomes generated from MRI images taken at birth to accurately predict an infant's cognitive development at age two.
According to researchers, under the right conditions, children as young as 4 can discern misleading, but technically accurate, information.
A new study in Biological Psychiatry reports a toddler's cognitive development may be predicted by the types of microbes colonizing the gut when they are a year old. Researchers found infants with high levels of Bacteriodes had better scores in cognitive tests at age 2 than those with lower levels of the bacterial genus.
Children who attend school close to busy roads and traffic are more likely to experience deficits in working memory and attention, a new study reports.
Children who sleep less than 9 hours per night have significant differences in brain regions associated with memory, intelligence, and well-being compared to their peers who sleep 9 or more hours per night. Less sleep in children was also associated with increased risks of depression, anxiety, and impulsive behaviors.
The oligosaccharide 2'FL from a mother's breast milk enhances cognitive development in her child. The amount of 2'FL in breast milk at one month was related to significantly higher cognitive development scores at the age of two.
Study reports a link between the consumption of sugary drinks and diets high in sugars in breastfeeding mothers and cognitive developmental problems in their babies.
According to researchers, dads who interact more with their children during the first few months of life have a positive impact on their baby's cognitive development.
Formoterol, an asthma medication, improves cognitive function in mouse models of Down syndrome.
Researchers report exclusive breastfeeding until the age of six months is associated with fewer conduct disorders in later childhood. Additionally, enriched play can help enhance cognition.
According to a new study, high levels of FAEEs in meconium can alert doctors to a possible risk for future cognitive problems in newborns.