Early bullying causes cognitive issues at age 50

Jul 31, 2014 by

People who were bullied in childhood are more likely to have poorer physical and psychological health and cognitive functioning at age 50....

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Fit kids have better language skills

Jul 30, 2014 by

There’s new evidence that fit children are not only in better shape than their unfit peers, but also better at language and brain response times....

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Working memory linked to parents’ education

Jul 29, 2014 by

If you want to get an idea of a child’s working memory skills, start by looking at the parents’ education....

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Using touch-screens may lower toddlers’ verbal scores

Jul 28, 2014 by

A recent study found that toddlers who play non-educational games on touch-screen devices have lower verbal scores....

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Head injuries can make kids loners

Jul 27, 2014 by

Researchers at Brigham Young University who studied a group of children three years after they experienced a TBI discovered that the injury may lower social competence....

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Premature babies often have different brain structure

Jul 26, 2014 by

There’s new evidence that babies born 4 to 6 weeks early often have different brain structure than babies born on schedule. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140505094157.htm...

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Gesturing may determine risks for delays

Jul 25, 2014 by

Studying how kids gesture at an early age may help identify those at risk for delays in speech and cognitive development....

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