(Medical Xpress) -- Recent research reported in PhysOrg showed that babies seem to be able to distinguish right from wrong even at the age of six months, and consistently choose helpful characters over unhe ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 24, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (18) | 18
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that children hear more complex language from parents when they read a storybook with only pictures compared to a picture-vocabulary book. The findings appear in the latest ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Research conducted by Penn State Brandywine Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Jennifer Zosh has discovered that toddlers learn new words more effectively by using their knowledge ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Language mixing – using elements from two languages in the same sentence – is frequent among bilingual parents and could pose a challenge for vocabulary acquisition by one- and two-year-old children, according to a new ...
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(Medical Xpress)—George Wehby from the University of Iowa has been conducting a study to discover adverse mental development effects on toddlers and babies due to living at high altitudes. He's found, as ...
Pediatrics Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 5 |
Infants are more likely to recognise words spoken in the dialect of their local communities than those used by their parents, psychologists have revealed.
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(Medical Xpress) -- We all know that, for the most part, its wrong to kill other people, its inappropriate to wear jeans to bed, and we shouldnt ignore people when they are talking to us. We know these things ...
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A Duke University-led study of North Carolina toddlers suggests that exposure to potentially toxic flame-retardant chemicals may be higher in nonwhite toddlers than in white toddlers.
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Parents should think twice before brushing off their child's calls to "look at me!" A Concordia study published in the journal Child Development is the first to show that toddlers' expectations of how their parent will r ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have found that parents of young children who anger easily and over-react are more likely to have toddlers who act out and become upset easily.
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Researchers have discovered that children under the age of two control speech using a different strategy than previously thought.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder could be a wake-up call for parents of toddlers: Daytime naps for your kids may be more important than you think.
Health Jan 03, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The quality of the emotional relationship between a mother and her young child could affect the potential for that child to be obese during adolescence, a new study suggests.
Health Dec 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
When grown-ups and kids speak, they listen to the sound of their voice and make corrections based on that auditory feedback. But new evidence shows that toddlers don't respond to their own voice in quite the same way, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Mothers with jobs tend to be healthier and happier than moms who stay at home during their children's infancy and pre-school years, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.
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