Stress, anxiety, and depression during pregnancy were associated with altered key features in fetal brain development, resulting in decreased cognitive offspring in a child at 18 months of age.
A new study reports the lasting effects of teen cannabis use can be observed on important cognitive function and appears to have a more pronounced effect than alcohol use on neurodevelopment.
Researchers report the vibrations produced by horse riding can activate the sympathetic nervous system and improve learning for children.
A new study reports children born prematurely show less interest in other people compared to babies born full-term.
Type 1 diabetes in either parent was associated with an increased risk of cognitive development problems and lower academic performance in children.
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.
Study reveals the role astrocytes play in the crucial closing period of brain plasticity following birth. The findings could help in the development of strategies to reintroduce plasticity in the adult brain.
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.
The duration of a baby's crying decreases significantly after five weeks of age, but crying remains an important part of a child's communication repertoire after the age of six months.
A new study implies boys may be overrepresented as autistic based on normal sex differences.