Something as simple as a regular after-school exercise program has been found to enhance cognition in 7, 8 and 9-year-olds.
Can things like eating dinner together and reading books at bedtime influence on a child's intelligence development later in life?
Parents: Want to help ensure your children turn out to be happy and socially well-adjusted? Bond with them when they are babies.
How to babies learn? When something surprises a baby, he or she ultimately learns more than from a similar yet predictable object.
As little as 20 minutes of moderate exercise three times per week during pregnancy has been found to enhance a newborn baby's brain development.
Were Albert Einstein and Leonardo da Vinci born brilliant - or did they acquire their intelligence because they knew to try harder?
What is an intellectual disability like in children? Find out some of the diagnostic guidelines here.
Scientists find that when teaching young children, there is a trade-off between direct instruction and kids learning independent exploration.
Using positive parenting methods with special needs children can help them become more independent & cooperative
We all develop at different rates. Some children speed along, practically running before they walk. Others take their time -- or need more time.
What would childhood be without time to play? Play, it turns out, is essential to growing up healthy.
Research shows that half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14.
Research now shows that many capacities thought to be fixed at birth are actually dependent on a sequence of experiences combined with heredity.