Researchers believe the adolescent brain may be more sensitive to the effects of alcohol as it is still developing and less robust than adults' brains.
People with elevated exposure to ozone and high levels of a genetic variation are at an increased risk of developing autism, a new study reports.
Researchers say toddlers who are wary of new toys also tend to be less accepting of new foods. They suggest early food attitudes may stem from a child's personality and temperament.
A new study recommends different strategies, including removing digital devices before bedtime and embarking on calming activities to encourage healthy sleep in children and teens.
Penn State researchers report nicotine withdrawal may blunt working memory and cognitive processing.
Rejection from fathers may lead to an increased risk of social anxiety and loneliness in children and teens, a new study reports.
Penn State researchers have developed a method to create synthetic neurons in order to study an enzyme involved in the synthesis of purines.
Older people may rely more on schematic memory, resulting in a difficulty distinguishing between a memory of a real event and a false memory.
Tongue range motion is reduced while lower lip and jaw motion is increased in people who suffer dysarthria associated with ALS. The findings may help develop new therapies to help those with ALS improve their speech, researchers say.