The development of 'handedness' and language are closely linked.
Gender is more of a flexible state than most people think. And as children, we start out thinking more flexibly about gender than we end up as adults.
Children are increasingly being exposed to more violence. The impact? They could get desensitized to violence and come to believe that it is an acceptable way to solve problems.
A child mainly learns empathy through imitating adults – yet another reason to treat others well.
Children have their own idea of justice, which develops fairly early. So, what's fair sharing for children? What do they think about rewards and what is their idea of fair punishment?
Learning how to be friendly is a longer and harder process for children than you may think.
Don't dismiss children's early writing as scribbles. Children know more about writing, even before they learn to read.
Just a few hours after birth, infants show a preference for human faces. Over the next few months, they learn from facial expressions.
Parents take note: most kids develop a sense of self-esteem as early as age five.
The world outside the womb is full of new sensations for a newborn. New research is explaining how they navigate it.
Unless young children are totally immersed in a foreign language, they actually learn it better when they're a bit older.
Out research showed that motor skills in 7-month-old babies predicted the rate of language development in children that went on to develop autism spectrum disorder.