What happens over the next four years in Joe Biden/Kamala Harris administration could have a lasting impact on how childhood is understood and experienced in the United States and beyond.
Children's work circumstances put their welfare in danger, policy and action are needed urgently from government and non-governmental organisations.
World Children's Day is an opportunity to acknowledge children for who they are, the many things they know and what they are capable of right now.
New research suggests that the seeds of future romantic partnering patterns are planted in childhood and are visible even before adolescence.
Many boys stop singing at adolescence – but with the right support, they can continue to sing through their voice change and emerge as lifetime singers.
Playful activities that involve choice, active engagement and moments of delight are what children need this summer during the pandemic.
We want to be whitelisted and not blacklisted for jobs. White lies make stretching the truth okay, but you don't want to receive a black mark on your record.
This decades-long study found that living in poorer communities changes how genes are regulated.
In some parts of the US, a silver lining of COVID-19 may be a return to childhood friendships based in neighborhoods.
During these stressful times, if you find yourself reaching into the pantry of your past, you're probably not alone.
A psychologist specializing in parenting offers tips to help children self-motivate while at home during the coronavirus crisis.
These are difficult and dire times, but holding on to the myth of childhood innocence won't make this crisis any easier.
Our findings reveal the slowing down of brain development in our ape-like ancestors began more than three million years ago.
There are better ways to convey your emotions.
Women who lived in more deprived neighbourhoods during the first 18 years of their lives were nearly 40% more likely to experience partner violence in early adulthood.
Children see adults on smartphones, looking up information they need to know, and being continuously connected. They want to copy this behaviour in their play and practise being an adult.
If you suspect your child – whether they are in early childhood education and care, primary or secondary school – has a questionable friend, here are some tips on how to deal with it.
Coming to a greater understanding of children in ancient history raises important questions for how societies respond — or not — to children's vulnerability.
Every expert we asked talked about the importance of letting children take risks and explore in nature. But they also advised parents to supervise and set limits.
Music doesn't get objectively worse over time. So why do older generations scoff at each new top 40 hit?