Advertising in kids’ apps more prevalent than parents may realise

Ninety-five percent of reviewed apps for children ages 5 and under include at least one form of advertising, a new U-M study finds; why parents should pay attention

Unique patterns of neural communications found in brains of children with autism

At a time different parts of the brain are supposed to be talking to each other or working together, the communication between different regions of the brain appears to take unexpected exits and detours for no apparent reason.

How to avoid raising a materialistic child

If you’re a parent, you may be concerned that materialism among children has been on.

Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50% more likely to be overweight

A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania.

Children’s violent video game play associated with increased physical aggressive behaviour

Dartmouth analysis of multiple studies demonstrates how effect varies across ethnicity

The whole day matters for cognitive development in children

New study from CHEO Research Institute shows children who meet screen and sleep time recommendations have improved cognition

First-born children more likely to learn about sex from parents

Men consistently report lower parental involvement in sex education than women

Instilling persistence in children

Encouraging children “to help,” rather than asking them to “be helpers,” can instill persistence as.

Depressed teens, depressed parents

Treating depression in teens may benefit parents’ mental health, too, study finds

Forests improve child diets

Study shows forest conservation is a powerful tool to improve nutrition in developing nations