A twenty-year study has identified an association between childhood depression and an increased risk of physical and mental health problems as adults. Researchers found those with childhood depression had a greater risk of anxiety, substance use disord…
Children who reported higher levels of school enjoyment at age six score, on average, 14.4 more GCSE exam points at age 16, and were 29% more likely to gain five or more A* – C grades than those who reported lower enjoyment at school.
Infants produce sleep spindles every 10 second, whether in REM or non-REM sleep. Sleep spindles and twitching are synchronized, allowing for twitch reactions to occur during non-REM sleep in infants.
A study of patients with polymicrogyria sheds new light on the role the ATP1A3 gene plays in early brain development.
Listening to music on headphones or earbuds at 50% volume for an hours a day can have detrimental impact on a young person’s auditory health, a new study reports.
A new study reveals people are able to recall memories from events that occurred when they were two and a half years old. The findings counter previous research, which reported the earliest memories usually form after the age of three and a half.
Children from lower-income families and who greater adversity develop their first permanent molars before their peers with less stressful backgrounds.
Insomnia experienced in childhood that continues into adulthood is a strong predictor of mood and anxiety disorders, a new study reports. Persistent insomnia from childhood was associated with a 2.8% increased risk of internalizing disorders in adulthood.
Higher sugar diets during childhood increase the risk for obesity, cognitive impairments, and attention deficits as adults, a new study reports.
Discontinuing an education in math after age 16 can be disadvantageous for cognitive development, a new study reports. Those who stopped studying math at age 16 had lower levels of a chemical associated with brain plasticity in areas of the brain assoc…