Category Archives: Science Daily


Jan

17

2018
Baby brains help infants figure it out before they try it out

Baby brains help infants figure it out before they try it out

Researchers are using new statistical analysis methods to compare how we observe infants develop new skills with the unseen changes in electrical activity in the brain, or electroencephalography (EEG) power. They found that most babies appear to learn new skills in irregular bursts, while their EEG power grows steadily behind the scenes.


Jan

15

2018
Preterm babies may suffer setbacks in auditory brain development, speech

Preterm babies may suffer setbacks in auditory brain development, speech

Preterm babies born early in the third trimester of pregnancy are likely to experience delays in the development of the auditory cortex, a brain region essential to hearing and understanding sound, a new study reveals. Such delays are associated with speech and language impairments at age 2, the researchers found.


Jan

15

2018
Impact of relatedness on grandmothers’ desire to care for their grandchildren

Impact of relatedness on grandmothers’ desire to care for their grandchildren

Historically, grandmothers have been important to their grandchildren, and the help provided by grandmothers has increased grandchild survival during the times of high child mortality. However, there have been signs that in many populations, the impact of maternal grandmothers and paternal grandmothers on their grandchildren has been different. A recent study shows that X-chromosome relatedness between grandmothers and their grandchildren did not affect grandchild survival…

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