Neuroscience

Brain networks that help babies learn to walk ID'd

Scientists have identified brain networks involved in a baby's learning to walk—a discovery that eventually may help predict whether infants are at risk for autism.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Early motor skills may affect language development

Learning to sit up, crawl and walk are all major milestones in a child's early development – and parents often record these actions in baby diaries, photographs and videos. Developing motor skills allows the child to become ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Virtual table tennis drops the ball on gross motor skills

Children playing table tennis on a game console move their arms faster and further than those playing in real life but miss out on the development of key gross motor skills, according to a WA study.

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