Pacifiers may stunt the emotional development of baby boys by robbing them of the opportunity to try on facial expressions during infancy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy could hinder babies' brain development, impeding their mental and motor skills, a new study suggests.
Pediatrics Sep 17, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The classic scene of an old-time Vermonter sitting on a stool milking a cow on his family farm remains a powerful image strongly connected to the heritage of the state. If accuracy is the ...
Health Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research examining auditory mechanisms of language learning in babies has revealed that infants as young as three months of age are able to automatically detect and learn complex dependencies between ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 10, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 1
Cancer kills more than seven million people a year throughout the world. This is more than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, and African countries, which carry a large part of the burden, are the least able of ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A unique approach to early literacy work with families where children develop their language skills and their ability to read and write from an early age has had a huge success.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The locations of millions of DNA 'switches' that dictate how, when, and where in the body different genes turn on and off have been identified by a research team led by the University of Washington in Seattle. Genes make ...
Genetics Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Children who are given anaesthetic before the age of three may have an increased risk of developing learning difficulties, according to a new study involving researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Pediatrics Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Anesthesia exposure before the age of 3 years is associated with deficits in language and abstract reasoning in children at age 10, according to a study published online Aug. 20 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Just one week of speech therapy may reorganize the brain, helping to reduce stuttering, according to a study published in the August 8, 2012, online issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Aug 08, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Children often use language differently than adults when referring to a person or thing, which can result in misleading testimony, according to a new Cornell study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Skilled migrants who can't find jobs that use their education and qualifications are more likely to suffer mental health problems after three and a half years of arriving in Australia, according to a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bilingual children outperform children who speak only one language in problem-solving skills and creative thinking, according to research led at the University of Strathclyde.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
On the classic TV show "I Love Lucy," Ricky Ricardo was known for switching into rapid-fire Spanish whenever he was upset, despite the fact Lucy had no idea what her Cuban husband was saying. These scenes were comedy gold, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Positive social relationships in childhood and adolescence are key to adult well-being, according to Associate Professor Craig Olsson from Deakin University and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Australia, and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 02, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 6 |