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childhood development

Is ADHD linked to poverty?

Early childhood trauma can change the brain and genes—putting lower-income children at extraordinary risk.

Could a pet dog boost brain health?

Children who grow up in pup-friendly homes might face lower risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.

Generations after ban, pesticides linger

Long-prohibited chemicals are still showing up in the blood of expectant moms—and it's likely affecting development of the baby.

The ever-growing scourge

TV, iPads and other modern technology continue to devour childhood hours—and it's only getting worse.

Teens and tech—a troublesome pair

New research bolsters the notion that youngsters are spending too much time on smartphones and not enough on social interactions, exercise and sleep.

Surprise! Babies’ minds crave the unexpected

Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring (and boost their brain power).

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