Category Archives: Science Daily


Jul

19

2017
How poverty may affect children’s behavior

How poverty may affect children’s behavior

In a recent study of young children experiencing homelessness, high-quality parenting was associated with better peer relationships and protection from internalizing problems in the context of family adversity.


Jul

17

2017
How exposure to a foreign language ignites infants’ learning

How exposure to a foreign language ignites infants’ learning

A new study is among the first to investigate how babies can learn a second language outside of the home. The researchers sought to answer a fundamental question: Can babies be taught a second language if they don’t get foreign language exposure at home, and if so, what kind of foreign language exposure, and how much, is needed to spark that learning?


Jul

13

2017
Moms who breastfeed may have reduced risk of MS

Moms who breastfeed may have reduced risk of MS

Mothers who breastfeed for a total of at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who don’t breastfeed at all or do so for up to four months, according to a study.


Jul

06

2017
Preschoolers learn from math games, to a point

Preschoolers learn from math games, to a point

What is the best way to help poor schoolchildren succeed at math? A study now sheds light on the ways preschool activities may — or may not — help children develop cognitive skills.



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