Playing with ultra-thin dolls can skew a young girl's perception of body ideals. The body dissatisfaction that occurs can eventually lead to eating disorders, depression, and unhealthy relationships with diet and exercise.
Researchers propose new methods of how to study the stages children go through when they choose to play with one another.
When parents play with their child, their brains show similar bursts of brain activity. The activity is linked to their baby's attention patterns, and not their own, researchers report.
Researchers report synchronous movement generated by playing on the swings can encourage young children to cooperate in other activities.
A new study reports conventional ideas of dominance and hierarchies in humans may not be as straightforward as believed.