Study found childhood poverty was associated with insulin resistance in adults in their late 20s. Immune cell aging was a mechanism through which poverty was linked to insulin resistance.
Children tend to believe that high intelligence is a male trait, and this view strengthens and grows until they reach the age of 12, a new study reports. The association was stronger in older children and in those whose parents upheld the stereotypical belief.
A new neuroimaging study found a significant decrease in neural flexibility at both whole brain and sub-network levels associated with cognitive flexibility in children with ADHD.
Delayed gratification isn't all about genetics or brain development, it's also about habits supported by the culture in which a child is raised.
Study explores how maternal infection can affect fetal brain development, leading to sensory processing disruptions associated with ASD and schizophrenia.
Children who experience loneliness before the age of 12 are more likely to experience stress in early adulthood which leads to an increased risk of an unhealthy relationship with alcohol.
Children on the autism spectrum may not always process bodily movements correctly, especially if they are distracted by something else.
Using datasets of fetal ultrasounds, a new AI algorithm is able to detect cystic hygroma, a rare embryonic developmental disorder, within the first trimester of pregnancy.
Preterm babies who were fed maternal milk during and after a stay in NICU had greater academic achievement, higher IQs, and reduced risk of ADHD than their preterm peers who were not fed maternal milk.
Study suggests the evolutionary acquisition of language was driven by primary improvements in voluntary imagination, rather than speech apparatus.
Creativity and spontaneous strategies help children to make tasks that require concentration easier.
In young children, poor nutrition coupled with living in a chaotic environment may be detrimental to cognitive and executive function.