Neuroscience

Skin colour and neurodevelopment are not linked

The latest findings from the international INTERGROWTH-21st Project, that has monitored healthy, urban children from educated families across four continents from early pregnancy to 2 years of age, show that human neurodevelopment ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Kids understand the relationship between humans and other animals

Parents, educators and developmental psychologists have long been interested in how children understand the relationship between human and non-human animals. For decades, the consensus was that as children begin reasoning ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Animals talk, sing and act like humans?

How do children reason about the natural world? How do they understand the relation between human and non-human animals?

Pediatrics

Play equipment that gets kids moving

Parents will be pleased to know that more is not always better when it comes to play equipment for their children.

Pediatrics

Fewer children receiving care at family medicine practices

(HealthDay)—From 2009 to 2016, there was a decrease in the proportion of children seen at family physician (FP) practices, according to a study published in the September/October issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.

Immunology

Dogs may protect against childhood eczema and asthma

"Good dog!" Two studies being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting show there may be even more reason to love your dog. The first study shows babies born in ...

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