Study identifies possible genetic link between children’s language and mental health

Study demonstrates genetic effects but they need to be replicated in larger independent datasets to confirm the findings.

Questions during shared book reading with preschoolers need to be more challenging

When it comes to challenging young minds to grow language, asking how and why during.

Children born to older parents tend to have fewer behaviour problems

According to researchers at The Society For Research In Child Development

Children living in countryside outperform children living in metropolitan area in motor skills

Young children’s daily living environment and motor skills are closely related in the Finnish context

Keeping children safe in the ‘Internet of Things’ age

Children need protection when using programmable Internet computing devices – and Lancaster University scientists have.

Preschool education can benefit generations of families

Early childhood education programs can impact life outcomes in ways that span generations, according to.

What happens when your picky eater becomes a teenager?

However, the few children who were persistent picky eaters, those who were less able to.

Decline in physical activity often starts as early as age 7

Overall physical activity starts to decline already around the age of school entry. While the.

Young people store 1.5 megabytes of information to master their native language

New research suggests language acquisition between birth and 18 is a remarkable feat of cognition rather than something humans are just hardwired to do

The grassroots revolution making it normal for children to ‘play out’ again

In the 1970s and 80s it was normal for children to ‘play out’ on the.