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Mini marathons: Tireless toddlers cover more than two and a half miles a day (but that includes 102 falls)
Infants seem to develop at an astoundingly rapid pace, learning new things and acquiring new skills every day. And research suggests that the abilities that infants demonstrate early on can shape the development of skills later in life, in childhood and beyond. Read about the latest research on infant development published in the November 2012 issue of Psychological Science. ... More>
High levels of emotional well-being are the rule rather than the exception in later adulthood. Lifespan researchers are making headway in understanding why. ... More>
“Wisdom comes with winters,” Oscar Wilde once said. And it’s certainly comforting to think that aging benefits the mind, if not the body. But do we really get wiser as time passes? There are many way to define what exactly wisdom is, but previous literature suggests that having wisdom means that you are also good at resolving conflict. But conflict is not handled the same way across cultures. ... More>