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July 3, 2015

Secret to Successful Kids? Hard Working Parents

June 18, 2015 — To learn how parents cultivate talent in their children, researchers interviewed the parents of 24 youth with national or world-class standing in their area of talent. Results showed that parents ... read more

Love and Money: How Low-Income Dads Really Provide

June 15, 2015 — Low-income fathers who might be labeled "deadbeat dads" often spend as much on their children as parents in formal child-support arrangements, but they sometimes choose to give goods like ... read more

Babies Who Can Resettle Are More Likely to 'Sleep Through the Night'

June 5, 2015 — Young infants who can 'resettle' themselves after waking up are more likely to sleep for prolonged periods at night, according to a video study. The researchers also looked for times when ... read more

June 4, 2015 — New research is helping parents and pediatricians better predict what household items and toys will help infants develop their motor ... read more

May 28, 2015 — A connection between certain approaches to racial socialization in early childhood and parents' expectations for greater success in school has been uncovered by a new study. The researchers ... read more

Preparing Foster Kids for School Lessens Impact of Moves

May 19, 2015 — A new study clarifies the impact of school moves experienced by children in foster care but also points to how to limit the damage, say researchers. Foster children in the study were 3.28 times more ... read more

When the Baby Comes, Working Couples No Longer Share Housework Equally

May 7, 2015 — When highly educated, dual-career couples have their first child, both spouses think the baby increases their workloads by equal amounts -- but a new study suggests that's not true. Detailed ... read more

Child Behavior Is Worse When Dads Feel Unsupported

May 6, 2015 — Children are more likely to display troublesome behavior in families in which the father feels unsupported by his ... read more

May 4, 2015 — Premature birth can alter the connectivity between key areas of the brain, according to a new study. The findings should help researchers to better understand why premature birth is linked to a ... read more

Babies Born With Drug Withdrawal Symptoms on the Rise, Study Shows

Apr. 30, 2015 — The number of infants born in the United States with drug withdrawal symptoms, also known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), nearly doubled in a four-year period. By 2012, one infant was born ... read more

Just an Hour of TV a Day Linked to Unhealthy Weight in Kindergartners

Apr. 26, 2015 — Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television a day were more likely to be overweight or obese compared to children who watched TV for less than 60 minutes each ... read more

MRI Shows Association Between Reading to Young Children and Brain Activity

Apr. 25, 2015 — There is evidence that reading to young children is in fact associated with differences in brain activity supporting early reading ... read more

Epigenetic Marks Lay Foundations for a Child’s Future Abilities

Apr. 22, 2015 — Epigenetic marks on our DNA account for how all cells in the body have the same DNA sequence, inherited from our parents, but nonetheless there are hundreds of different cell types. The body uses ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — The brains of babies 'light up' in a very similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus, a pioneering brain scanning study has discovered. It suggests that babies ... read more

Literacy App Improves School Readiness in at-Risk Preschoolers

Apr. 19, 2015 — Using mobile apps in preschool classrooms may help improve early literacy skills and boost school readiness for low-income children, according to research. "Guided use of an educational app may ... read more

Apr. 15, 2015 — A family therapist has one word for parents who want to raise a healthy, happy child: ... read more

Apr. 15, 2015 — How can a parent influence a child's relationships to ... read more

Apr. 15, 2015 — In a small study, researchers found that DNA from the sperm of men whose children had early signs of autism shows distinct patterns of regulatory tags that could contribute to the condition. Autism ... read more

Babies Exposed to Narcotic Pain Relievers More Likely to Experience Withdrawal

Apr. 13, 2015 — Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a drug withdrawal syndrome in infants following birth, has historically been associated with illicit drug use among pregnant women. But a study shows that pregnant ... read more

Kindergartners Who Shared iPads in Class Scored Higher on Achievement Tests

Apr. 10, 2015 — A promising study found that kindergartners in classes with shared iPads significantly outscored their peers on achievement tests who were in classes that had no iPads or classes with iPads for each ... read more

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