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April 29, 2014

 

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Lifestyles Of The Pink And Feathered

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

February 20, 2014

 

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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

 

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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?

March 17, 2011

 

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Kids!

Your children can be a mystery. Here are some interesting things you may not have known about your young ones!

December 18, 2007

 

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Defiant Kids

It seems apparent that we all go through a defiant stage as a child, but is it healthy? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 31, 2006

 

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Talking Trouble

One of the most amazing phases in childhood development is when infants go from making baby sounds to actually saying words.

September 15, 2005

 

Don’t Touch That Fawn

We’ve all had a moment in our childhood when we came across an abandoned baby animal, and felt the need to care for the little creature. However, before you denigrate other species’ parenting, let alone actively interfere with it, you should know that it’s rarely the case that the baby animals you run across have actually been abandoned. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 30, 2004

 

How Parenting Affects the Brain

On this Moment of Science, we discuss how parenting affects the brain.

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