A favorite childhood pastime—swinging on the playground swing set—also may be teaching kids how to get along.
Children who benefit from a good memory are much better at covering up lies, researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered.
Parents' estimations of their children's happiness differ significantly from the child's own assessment of their feelings, a study has shown.
'Dada' is a first word for many babies. Babbling sounds with consonant-vowel repetitions, such as 'dada,' are common among infants once they reach 8 months old; however, these sounds are not prevalent among infants who have ...
Even if they believe they could be punished, older kids are more likely than younger children to view confessing to a misdeed as the right thing to do.
When children decide to share, the giver's relationships with the pool of recipients determine who gets how much. They will give more to a wealthy friend than to a needy stranger - at least in cases where wealth is measured ...
It's estimated that half of the world's population speaks two or more languages. But are there hidden benefits to being bilingual? Research from Concordia reveals a new perk visible in the problem-solving skills of toddlers.
New findings from New Zealand's University of Otago suggest older toddlers—those aged around 32 months old—are picking up on the anti-fat attitudes of their mothers.
Recently, Dr. Victoria Talwar's 4-year-old was caught standing in suspicious circumstances. He was hiding behind the pantry door, but when questioned about what he was doing, he took on an air of complete innocence. "Were ...
If you want your child to tell the truth, it's best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That's what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.