Researchers are trying to better understand the biology of stress and its impact on child health. Now, data suggests those connections may form as early as the womb, with studies indicating frequent and prolonged adversity for pregnant women can affect…
By Stephanie Sy
This disparity emerged even though the profession has grown by 21 percent, according to a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics.
By Laura Santhanam
November marks the 50th anniversary of public television’s “Sesame Street," a cultural landmark widely praised for its approach to children’s programming. But beyond the songs and fun, "Sesame Street" does some serious work for those in need, providing special support…
By Hari Sreenivasan
A cognitive scientist explains why you shouldn't fret if your kids are starting to doubt Santa’s magic.
By Jim Davies, The Conversation
By Fedor Kossakovski
Mothers across languages change the timbre of their voice in similar ways when they speak to babies, Princeton University neuroscientists reported today.
Dr. Nathan Chomilo will join NewsHour science producer Nsikan Akpan for a Twitter chat at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th to talk about the risks of mobile device usage by children.
Children who spent more time with hand-held screens were more likely to exhibit signs of an expressive speech delay, according to a new study from Toronto.
By Nsikan Akpan
Early medical procedures can dampen a child’s ability to perceive touch in the long run.
By exploring the critical nutrients in breast milk, scientists have found part of being a healthy kid comes from within.
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