Delaying school for kids born prematurely doesn’t help

Apr 2, 2016 by

Although children born before 34 weeks gestation tend to have worse math and reading skills, putting them in school at a later age doesn’t seem to be the best answer....

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Enhanced visual search abilities may identify autism at age 9 months...

Jul 6, 2015 by

Even before the onset of clinical symptoms, “superior perception” is present in children who have autism – as early as 9 months old....

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EPO may reduce risk of brain issues in preemies

Sep 17, 2014 by

Researchers have discovered that administering the hormone EPO to preterm infants within 42 hours of birth reduced the risk of brain injury....

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Early nurturing hardwires infant’s brain

Aug 10, 2014 by

New research on newborn rats shows that the mother’s level of nurturing directly correlations to brain development....

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Babies rehearse speech mechanics before speaking

Aug 7, 2014 by

New research indicates that babies between 7 and 11 months rehearse speech mechanics before they actually talk....

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Birth preps brain for development

Nov 22, 2013 by

Researchers in Japan recently discovered that the act of birth appears to decrease a certain brain chemical, thereby triggering sensory maps to prepare the baby to be able to survive outside its mother....

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