A new study places the appearance of modern humanlike cognition at the emergence of Homo erectus 1.8 million years ago, 600,000 years before the appearance of Neanderthals.
Researchers report the vibrations produced by horse riding can activate the sympathetic nervous system and improve learning for children.
Children whose mothers consumed large amounts of liquorice while pregnant performed worse than their peers in cognitive reasoning tests and expressed more ADHD-like symptoms. Additionally, females entered into puberty early than those who did not have fetal exposure to glycyrrhizin.
A new study reports white matter structure can predict an infant's cognitive abilities and functions at the ages of 1 and 2.
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.
Researchers discover children of mothers who consumed more fruit while pregnant performed better on cognitive development tests at one year of age.
A new study reports children born prematurely show less interest in other people compared to babies born full-term.
According to researchers, at 10 months of age, babies are capable of deductive problem solving.
According to a new study, a mother's sense of maternal identity is closely linked to the relationship she has with the father both during and after pregnancy.
A new study reports children who are able to selectively imitate behaviors are more flexible social learners.
According to a new study, newborn babies are able to process language as young as two days old by utilizing similar processes to adults.
According to a new study, high levels of FAEEs in meconium can alert doctors to a possible risk for future cognitive problems in newborns.