Tag: child development
How yoga and mindfulness can help your child
Yoga and mindfulness practice can help students improve their emotional health and wellbeing.
Why your doctor may be unsure about your child's moodiness
A study finds a difference between how primary care providers and psychiatrists assessed irritability in children.
How pre-natal stress can affect brain development of your baby
A mother’s stress directly affects the brain development of her unborn child.
Logo recognition in children leads to unhealthy food choices
Kids who identify the logo of a food and beverage brand are likely to prefer food low in nutrition.
Why growing up in greener areas is good for children
Schoolchildren exposed to green areas have larger volumes of white and grey brain matter associated with better cognitive function.
Why children with autism are less social than their peers
Researchers studied neural activity in the brain of kids with autism to understand why they are less social than others.
School children reject evolution due to poor science aptitude
Acceptance of the theory of evolution in school children is linked to their scientific aptitude rather than their belief systems.
Eating fish regularly makes children more intelligent
Regular fish consumption is shown to improve cognition, intelligence and sleep quality in children.
Sugary drinks during pregnancy can cause mid-childhood asthma
A new study finds a link between asthma in mid-childhood and consumption of fructose and sugared beverages during pregnancy.
Why screen time at bedtime is not good for your kids?
Use of digital devices before bedtime may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in young children.
Why holding your baby is beneficial for their health and mental wellbeing
The amount of close and comforting contact babies have with their caregivers can have lifelong consequences on genetic expression.
What happens when children have adverse childhood experiences?
Researchers have uncovered a potential pathway in the brain that explains how stressful childhood experiences influence poor health in kids....
How our genetics affect our visual experiences
A new study finds that genetics plays a key role in what people choose to see in their environment.
What spanking can do to your child
A new study shows that spanking children can lead to adverse mental problems in adulthood.
Can watching a movie with guns influence your children?
Children who watched a film containing guns played longer with a disabled real gun and pulled the trigger more often.
Our brain recognises faces we see
A study shows that facial recognition is developed in the brain through exposure to faces.
Want stronger bones? Play soccer
Playing soccer can improve bone development in adolescent boys compared to swimming or cycling.
Declining physical activity levels in children and teens
New study shows physical activity levels have reduced in all age groups more than previously thought.
Neuroimaging for early detection of autism in infants
Neuroimaging may predict which high-risk infants will develop autism at age 2 years.
Is your cat causing psychotic behaviour?
New study examines the link between cat ownership in pregnancy and early childhood and psychotic behaviour in later life.