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“Child Development”

Mar 26, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
The brains of children with autism contain a built-in patchwork of defects, suggesting that the developmental disorder begins while they are growing in the womb.
Nov 12, 2013 04:15 PM ET // Joseph Bennington-Castro, iO9
Infants have an innate reluctance to touch plants — an aversion that protects them from potential dangers, such as toxins and thorns.
Aug 6, 2013 02:45 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
For the first time in decades, there has been a widespread decrease in obesity rates among low-income pre-schoolers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun 27, 2013 07:05 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Do identical twins share a connection that leads them toward parallel lives? Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2013 05:42 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Proponents of outdoor napping, a Nordic tradition, insist it makes children healthier. ->
Feb 18, 2013 04:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new study may explain why some children report paranormal experiences with ghosts, fairies and monsters. ->
May 31, 2012 02:35 PM ET // Rose Palazzolo
After being told she misspelled the word, Lori Anne Madison grew wide-eyed.
Sep 12, 2011 12:26 PM ET // Marianne English
Four-year-olds who watched fast-paced shows like "SpongeBob SquarePants" scored much lower in tests.
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