Children’s mental health is effected by sleep duration

Important associations identified between sleep duration in children, brain structure, and cognitive and mental health measures.

Early-life screen time linked to reduced physical activity in preschool children

From: The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health

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.