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cognitive development Stories

By 06/14/2021 10:45 AM EDT
Brain illustration
A new study emphasizes the importance of the first year of life for long term language and literacy development.
By 04/13/2021 9:05 AM EDT
Brain illustration
Spanking found to impact children's brain response, leading to lasting consequences.
By Andrew Bauld 09/25/2018 10:49 AM EDT
April Boin Choi
With her research, Ph.D. candidate April Boin Choi looks to identify ways to increase early detection of autism in infants.
By Jill Anderson 09/19/2018 8:10 AM EDT
High school football game
With evidence mounting that tackle football can have lasting, negative effects on children's brains, is it unethical for schools to continue their programs?
By 11/14/2017 4:16 PM EST
By 09/18/2017 8:48 AM EDT
Illustration of a mother reading to a child; over their heads, a shooting star connects a constellation on the left side with a constellation on the right side
By Andrew Bauld 08/07/2017 9:39 AM EDT
Lynneth Solis
How does play affect the cognitive development of children around the world? Doctoral candidate Lynneth Solis is looking to find out.
By Leah Shafer 12/01/2016 3:12 PM EST
Defining the Skills for Success
New report signals the difference between executive function and other regulation-related skills.
By Bari Walsh 07/05/2016 11:16 AM EDT
A laughing mother looking down at her smiling baby
How parent-child communication from birth to age 3 sets the stage for lifelong success.
By Bari Walsh 06/07/2016 12:01 PM EDT
The Costs of Poverty
One third of 3- and 4-year-olds in the developing world are not meeting basic milestones. What can be done?