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At What Age Does Hard Work Add a Shine to Lousy Prizes?

Putting in a lot of effort to earn a reward makes unappealing prizes more attractive to kindergarteners, but not to preschoolers, new findings show. ... More>


Regulation Across the First Decade of Life

Regulation – a multilayered construct defined by the interplay of excitation and inhibition –undergoes substantial development across the first decade of life, is supported by bottom-up processes, and matures in […]... More>


Aggression in Children Makes Sense—Sometimes


Toddlers and Touchscreens: A Science in Development

A new study launched by APS Board Member Annette Karmiloff-Smith and Tim Smith of Birkbeck, University of London, will investigate how digital technology affects early child development across various domains. ... More>


Kids of Helicopter Parents Are Sputtering Out