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The National Research Conference on Early Childhood will take place on July 11–13, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. The conference will focus on access to quality early […]... More>
Children’s behavior is rich, complex, and fascinating. But it is transient. At every time scale, from milliseconds to months, behavior happens and then it vanishes. Newborns’ “gas smiles” metamorphose into expressions of real pleasure, babies’ babbles become reciprocal conversations and teen poetry jams, and infants’ awkward toddling steps transform into ballet recitals and soccer goals. But all of it disappears into the ether as soon as the moment has passed. ... More>
Exposure to miniscule amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children who have a particular gene mutation, researchers find. ... More>
Teaching Current Directions
Featured Articles: “When Does Self-Defeat Equal Success?”, “Does Viewing Mental Disorders as Biological Phenomena Reduce or Increase Stigma?”, and “The Value of Infant-Directed Speech” ... More>
Longitudinal data collected from thousands of participants from New Zealand and the United Kingdom show that childhood measures of self-discipline predict everything from personal income to the pace of physiological […]... More>