A new study of over 10,000 mothers has shown that women who breastfed their babies were at significantly lower risk of postnatal depression than those who did not.
A new questionnaire that uses emoticon-like facial expressions could help teachers to communicate complex emotions with young children.
Researchers discover a child's ability to read depends mostly on where the child is born, rather than on their individual qualities.
A replication of the famous Marshmallow test has reveal some interesting new insights into the psychological development of children. Researchers report there is no indication the test was able to predict later behaviors or personality measures in children. Interventions focused on teaching children to delay gratification are likely to be ineffective, researchers say.
Researchers report people should look more deeply into the environmental factors and mental health issues surrounding those involved in school shootings, and not simply blame peer rejection.
Using a toddler like robot, researchers confirm that babies use sophisticated timing when they smile to make the person they are interacting with smile in return.