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May 28, 2015

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May 28, 2015

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

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

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

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

Brain Activity in Infants Predicts Language Outcomes in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Apr. 9, 2015 — Autism spectrum disorder can produce different clinical outcomes in young children, with some having strong conversation abilities and others not talking at all. A new study reveals at the first ... 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

Apr. 6, 2015 — A grad student is conducting research that studies the ways in which infants' eyes track their mothers' faces -- a small detail that can have a big impact on a child's foundation for ... read more

Apr. 2, 2015 — Cognitive psychologists have demonstrated for the first time that babies learn new things by leveraging the core information they are born with. When something surprises a baby, like an object not ... read more

Mar. 31, 2015 — New research reveals high-quality early education is especially advantageous for children when they start younger and continue longer. Not only does more high-quality early education significantly ... read more

Mar. 30, 2015 — Research has discovered a role for prolactin, the hormone that stimulates milk production in nursing mothers, in the bond between parents. The study on cotton-top tamarins found a link between ... read more

Mar. 25, 2015 — Students who were enrolled in the NC Pre-K Program are making significant gains across all areas of learning through the end of kindergarten, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 25, 2015 — Experienced nannies and doctors have always known how much the visual contact with a newborn can convey. A recent study provides scientific evidence for this everyday understanding. The findings show ... read more

Do Bodysuit or Sleep Sack Affect Baby's Stress?

Mar. 17, 2015 — The effect of preterm babies' clothing on their behavior has been the focus of recent study. Newborns placed in a sleep sack were less active and touched parts of their bodies less frequently ... read more

Mar. 18, 2015 — Using both robots and infants, a cognitive scientist and collaborators have found that posture is critical in the early stages of acquiring new knowledge. "This study shows that the body plays a ... read more

Mar. 17, 2015 — Longer duration of breastfeeding is linked with increased intelligence in adulthood, longer schooling, and higher adult earnings, a study following a group of almost 3,500 newborns for 30 ... read more

Mar. 16, 2015 — Some of social media's greatest stars aren't even old enough to tweet: Pictures of kids playing dress up, having meltdowns and even in the bathtub adorn Facebook walls. Diaper-donning ... read more

Parents' Depression Can Lead to Toddlers in Trouble

Mar. 12, 2015 — A father's depression during the first years of parenting -- as well as a mother's -- can put their toddlers at risk of developing troubling behaviors such as hitting, lying, anxiety and ... read more

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