Child Development

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Fathers’ food parenting strategies: How to feed a child

Nowadays, fathers become more and more important in parenting. Interestingly, many father-child interactions are related to food. Father can cook meals, eat meals with...
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Mothers’ parenting stress can predict children’s academic performance at kindergarten entry

For children to succeed when they reach kindergarten, they must be ready for the demands of a school day. For example, they need to...
Inducing change in the young brain

Inducing change in the young brain: Does time matter?

The concept that children have greater capacity to learn and adapt to their environment compared to adults is based on observations that children have...
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Children can learn problem-solving skills with iPad

Nowadays touchscreen devices like iPad and tablets are quite popular in children. One question is when using an iPad, can they learn problem-solving skills...
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How family stress affects child development

Family stress, such as financial problems, can strongly influences children’s physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. Therefore, it is important to understand how this happens...
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Bad boys, good girls? Parents do not discipline their sons and daughters differently

In both science and society, it is debated how much parents contribute to gender differences in the behavior of their children. Are boys for...
Children and eating habit

How children decide liked, healthy, and unhealthy foods

Children’s knowledge about food and eating can significantly impact their health. A balance diet can help them grow stronger, whereas too much intake of...
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Facebook can help improve students’ academic performance

Facebook is usually seen as the largest social network site for people to communicate with others. It is very popular in students. For example, more...
Sign language

Learning a sign language can improve your native language

A sign language is a language using hand shapes, orientation and movement of the hands, arms or body to convey meaning. It is usually...
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Hand gesture: a better way to learn foreign words

Nowadays picture dictionaries become quite popular. Instead of just giving bilingual word lists, these dictionaries provide vivid pictures about the word meaning. A typical item...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...

To control your blood pressure, try to eat 3 foods and avoid 4 things

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...