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October 24, 2017

 

a child being read a story by two men

Talking Parents

Storytime and conversations can increase children's vocabulary and reasoning skills.

June 30, 2017

 

three kids walking on a trail in the forest

What’s The Best Way To Help Kids Lose Weight?

According to a recent study, there's only one proven way to motivate kids to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

February 1, 2017

 

A child yelling directly into the camera

Goldilocks Parenting

Parents who are generally warm and responsive are more likely to raise children who don't become bullies.

February 25, 2016

 

crying baby

How Parenting Affects the Brain

Childbirth activates the region of the brain associated with obsessive compulsive disorder.

February 24, 2015

 

mother and baby stare into each others' eyes

Infants Get Cues From Adult Eyes

Parents' line of vision is eye-catching to infants.

January 17, 2015

 

male junco in urban setting (on General Electric sign)

The “Payoff” of Promiscuity

Is promiscuous behavior in male juncos due to testosterone levels?

April 29, 2014

 

Two flamingos stand in the water facing each other

Lifestyles Of The Pink And Feathered

On today's episode, we take a glimpse into the complex social lives of flamingos.

February 20, 2014

 

A baseball cradled in a baseball glove

Do Smaller Testicles Really Result In Better Dads?

Though you may have heard otherwise, there isn't enough evidence to prove that this is the case.

November 21, 2013

 

A mother holds her infant's hand.

A Parent’s Touch

A parent's caress is crucial to babies' health and growth.

October 3, 2012

 

black and white picture of a family holding hands

Parents May Be Happier Than Childless Couples

I keep hearing about studies suggesting that parents are less happy than childless couples and single people without children. How sound is this science?

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