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Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood

Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood will be held July 7–9, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC. For more information visit www.hsrconference.net.... More>


Social Feedback Loop Aids Language Development

Verbal interactions between parents and children create a social feedback loop important for language development, but that loop appears to be weaker and less frequent in interactions with autistic children. ... More>


Children’s Language Advantage

Why are children more successful at learning a new language compared to adults? Elissa Newport has devoted her career to studying human language acquisition, including the learning differences between children […]... More>


Observer Article

Achieving ‘Good Article’ Status in Wikipedia

Psychology professor Paula Marentette helped her students achieve a coveted designation on the collaborative online encyclopedia. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring language development in children born small for gestational age; self-worth, pain endurance, and self-injury; and heritability of experiencing pleasant events and depressive symptoms. ... More>