Child Development

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Study: ‘Harsh Verbal Discipline’ May Be As Harmful To Teenager’s Well-being As Physical Punishment

You might want to think twice the next time you’re ready to scream at your defiant teen.


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Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing is snoring, mouth breathing or abnormally long pauses in breathing during sleep. Anyone may experience it but a recent study suggests there can be longterm concerns when it happens to very young children.


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Study Suggests Infants ‘Read’ Lips

A new study has supported what many people have thought for years, infants learn how to talk by listening and looking.


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Temple Univ. Study: Baby Bottles May Make Toddlers Fat

Giving your toddler a bottle could be making him fat.


What’s Changed? Kindergarten, Not Kids!

This month, the Gesell Institute for Human Development at Yale is reporting on studies done to determine how child development today relates to Arnold Gesell’s observations, first published in 1925.