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Psychologists document the age our earliest memories fade

Study is first empirical demonstration of the onset of childhood amnesia Although infants use their memories to learn new information, few adults can remember events...

U.S. Defense Dept., Sesame Street team for book to help toughen...

The U.S. Department of Defense has teamed with the much love children's television show Sesame Street for a combo DVD and print book that...

Kids’ view of gender segregation a little screwy

What do you want, they're kids! Children believe the world is far more segregated by gender than it actually is, implies a new study led...

A brain reward gene influences food choices in the first years...

Research has suggested that a particular gene in the brain's reward system contributes to overeating and obesity in adults. This same variant has now...

Go to bed! Irregular bedtimes linked to behavioral problems in children

Researchers from UCL have found that children with irregular bedtimes are more likely to have behavioural difficulties. The study, which is published in the journal...

Giving preschoolers choice increases sharing behavior

Getting kids to share their toys is a never-ending battle, and compelling them to do so never seems to help. New research suggests that allowing...

Genes may be reason some kids are picky about food

Parents may plead, cajole or entice their children to try new foods, but some kids just won't budge. Now, new research from the University...

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