Children May Not Have as Many Mental Health Disorders as Suspected
Babies Might Cry At Night to Prevent Siblings
Helping Children Born Dependent on Opioids
A therapy program enables children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome to build skills.
Why Masks Work and When Your Kid Should Wear One
Masks, along with social distancing, are a great way to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. How can you help your child dress for success in a face covering, and are any children best off not wearing one?
Why Toddlers Throw Tantrums
Imagine this: You’re in the grocery store in the snack aisle. Seemingly out of nowhere, your otherwise cheerful toddler launches into a full-blown meltdown. It’s a temper tantrum—a kicking, crying, red-faced temper tantrum. But why?
Parenting is full of obstacles that can be hard to navigate—even without a toddler yelling at your face. There’s no instruction manual, which means discerning fact from fiction and reasonable from ridiculous can be maddening. That’s where Parentalogic comes in, a digital series brought to you by NOVA and PBS Digital Studios. Subscribe to the YouTube channel to receive alerts when new episodes launch.
Deaf Children Begin Processing Information Differently in Infancy
Being deaf from birth changes how a child interacts with the world in many ways. Even in their first year, deaf and hearing infants seem to process visual information differently.
Scientists race to understand and defeat the coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic.
Separation and a Child’s Brain
Even brief separations can impair the brain development of a young child or infant.
How Viruses Like the Novel Coronavirus Evolve
The virus likely is not a new entity on Earth, but it is new in humans.
How Sleep Helps Children Learn and Remember New Words
See how sleep helps children try to learn made-up words.
Can Early Intervention Prevent Autism?
New programs for at-risk infants promise to change autism's trajectory, but they are fraught with challenges.
Can Probiotics Prevent Deadly Infections in Preemies?
Doctors are treating premature babies with beneficial bacteria to stave off a deadly infection. But does it work?
Wombats poop in cubes. Scientists are figuring out how
These stocky, waddling marsupials have baffled researchers for years with their block-shaped turds—but a team of mechanical engineers is now sniffing out the science behind nature’s most deviant defecators.
Where Does the Poop in Antarctica Go?
Episode 6: What happens to all the garbage—and human poop—in Antarctica?