A parent's caress is crucial to babies' health and growth.
How is a young child's ability to play intimately related to the more serious goal of acquiring language skills?
In most species, the females die once they hit menopause and no longer reproduce. Why do human females live long after they're no longer able to have children?
Toddlers and slightly older children are prone to chew on things that make adults react with alarm. However, for many children between the ages of two and three, compulsively eating non-food items is an eating disorder known as pica. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
A child’s first set of teeth will eventually fall out to be replaced by a permanent set, so does it really matter whether or not you take good care of those baby teeth? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Ever wonder why you can't remember things from your early childhood? Infant Amnesia on today's Moment of Science.