Psychology & Psychiatry

Can white kids grow up to be black? Some preschoolers think so

White preschoolers often believe a person's race can change over time. In fact, these 5- to 6-year-olds may think they can grow up to become a black adult, according to a new University of Michigan study.

Autism spectrum disorders

Six developmental trajectories ID'd in children with autism

(HealthDay) -- Six longitudinal developmental trajectories have been identified among children with autism, with significant heterogeneity seen in developmental pathways within these trajectories, according to a study published ...

Pediatrics

Study shows flu vaccine lessens COVID-19 symptoms in children

Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have discovered that children who receive a seasonal flu shot are less likely to suffer symptoms from a COVID-19 infection. The finding comes from a review of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Awareness of ethnicity-based stigma found to start early

Students are stigmatized for a variety of reasons, with youths from ethnic-minority backgrounds often feeling devalued in school. New research on young children from a range of backgrounds has found that even elementary school ...

Attention deficit disorders

Minority kids less likely to be diagnosed, treated for ADHD

(HealthDay)—Minority children are significantly less likely than their white peers to be diagnosed or treated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research shows.

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