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.

Brain networks come ‘online’ during adolescence to prepare teenagers for adult life

How different regions of the brain ‘talk’ to each other – changes in two main ways during adolescence.

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

Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

Findings could lead to tests that identify the disorder before kids fall far behind their peers, says UB psychologist

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

Expecting a stressful day may lower cognitive abilities throughout the day

There may be some truth to the saying “getting up on the wrong side of.

Cognitive benefits of bilingualism overstated

Acquisition and active use of two languages have been suggested to train executive functions in.

Teen brains may not be as hard-wired for crime as previously thought

Spikes in crime rates for teens and young adults suggest that biology may primarily drive.