For infants, distinguishing between friends and strangers is a laughing matter

Study shows five-month-olds can make judgments about relationships through colaughter

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.

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

Younger children tend to make more informed decisions

A new study from the University of Waterloo has found that in some ways, the.

Neighbourhoods can help buffer impacts from childhood poverty

Study suggests that community resources mitigate stress In one of the first studies to examine.

Study links parental support and career success of children

A recent study finds that young people who get financial support from their parents have.

Children with autism are able to create imaginary friends

Playing with an imaginary companion (IC) helps children learn essential social skills such as empathy.

Birth of new neurons in the human hippocampus ends in childhood

One of the liveliest debates in neuroscience over the past half-century surrounds whether the human.

For girls who mature early, psychological problems last into adulthood

For the past 50 years, researchers have known that girls who get their periods earlier.

Scientists link genes to brain anatomy in autism

A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge has discovered that specific genes are.