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Patterning and spatial activities like playing with blocks are simple yet powerful activities through which preschoolers develop early math skills, according to new research. A 4-year-old lines up colorful blocks in a row: red-red-green-red-red-green. Her teacher encourages her to replicate...
When it comes to predicting who is most likely to act in a trustworthy manner, one of the most important factors is the anticipation of guilt, according to a new study. In the study, researchers identify a trait predictor of...
Using coercion to get your kid to eat healthy foods doesn’t really have effect, good or bad, on their weight. But it can cause meal-time tension and damage the parent-child relationship, a new study suggests. Researchers set out to answer...
For the past decade, I've worked as an endangered language activist, working to preserve and promote my ethnic language, Circassian. Over that time, I've figured out how to dramatically reduce the amount of time it takes to learn a language,...
In the previous three months, about half of parents talked on a cell phone while driving with their kids in the car, research finds. The researchers also report that one in three read text messages, and one in seven...
New research reveals a special neural signature associated with touching a baby’s lips. It’s an indicator of how soon infants’ brains begin to make sense of their own bodies and a first step toward other developmental milestones. A typically developing...
Babies and young children can sleep so peacefully that it may be tempting to leave them alone in a car while you run a quick errand. You should never do this, however, because it can lead to heatstroke, serious...
People who cohabited had less wealth compared to those who never lived together before marriage, a new study finds. The gap in wealth grew significantly for those who cohabited multiple times. Money or debt can be a common reason for...
The bacteria and fungi that grow on school desks come from the children who sit there, according to new research. The researchers also found that, even after a desk cleaning, the microbes were back in full force within a few...
A plumber is a professional trades person and there are many benefits to hiring one as opposed to hiring someone who doesn’t know what they are doing, or trying to do it yourself by following some guy on YouTube....