A window into adolescence

Researchers study biological roots for adolescent risk-taking

Playtime with dad may improve children’s self-control

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions as they grow up, research suggests.

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.

Research shows puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently

Findings indicate that there are opposite changes of brain activity in boys and in girls as they go through puberty.

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

Playing video games generally not harmful to boys’ social development

The popularity of interactive video games has sparked concern among parents, educators, and policymakers about.

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