Could A Brain ‘Growth Chart’ Spot Attention Problems Early On?

Using test and brain-imaging data from more than 500 children and teens, researchers have created a 'growth chart' for brain development that could in future help spot attention issues and ADHD early. Credit: Sripada lab, University of Michigan Want to know if your child's height and weight are on track? Check the growth [...]

Learning ability and self control compromised after children watch TV

A recent study, The Immediate Impact of Different Types of Television on Young Children's Executive Function, took 60 four year old children and randomly assigned them to watch either the fast paced and hectic cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants or the slower-paced PBS cartoon Caillou or to draw pictures. Experts have long felt that exposing children to [...]