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February 25, 2016

 

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How Parenting Affects the Brain

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

February 24, 2015

 

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Infants Get Cues From Adult Eyes

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

September 9, 2013

 

How can goldfish eat their young?

Eating Offspring

How can parents eat their offspring?

June 11, 2013

 

Would you spend the day with a rat?

Quality Time With Rats

Researchers have noticed that baby rats whose mothers spent more time fussing over them grew up to cope better with the challenges of laboratory life.

October 31, 2012

 

Do your kids seem to be sitting a lot?

Why Are Kids So Sedentary?

I keep hearing about how something like one third of all American kids are either overweight or obese...

October 22, 2012

 

Did your parents teach you healthy eating habits?

Parents Model Healthy Eating

The more time parents spend working, the less time and energy they have to plan and prepare healthful meals.

October 3, 2012

 

Do you think couples with children are happier?

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?

June 10, 2009

 

R-rated Movies and Smoking

Were you allowed to watch R-rated movies as a kid? Do you smoke now? Learn about the link between smoking and R-rated movies on this Moment of Science.

April 17, 2009

 

Die, Bee, Die!

In evolutionary terms, a "successful" organism is one that passes on its genes -- not necessarily one that lives a long life.

January 31, 2006

 

Talking Trouble

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

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