Worldwide 1 in 160 children has an ASD (source: WHO)
World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day on April 2nd. A good reason to sum up the top 5 best read blog posts about autism of the last year for you.
Information gap makes children guess
How do siblings describe the disorder of another sibling? By gaining more insight into this process, parents and counselors should be able to learn more about this information gap and the ways known to bridge it.
Three things we take with us from 2014
As the year comes to a close, the results are crystal clear. We have rounded up the top three most viewed blog posts of 2014 in psychology, neuromarketing, and autism research. Interested? Read on!
Rett syndrome
In the study about Rett syndrome discussed in this blog post, the researchers indicated that normal cooing and babbling were absent in the first two years of life.
Child mathematics
In a recent study, Dr. Joanne Lee and colleagues from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada, investigated early mathematics learning during the first 3 years of life.
Adolescence
On this blog, we’ve dedicated a number of posts to recent projects on adolescence? Check out five examples below!
Catherine Haden and colleagues studied how effective a facilitated educational program in a children’s museum was for promoting conversations between caregiver and child and teaching the child about STEM subjects.
Father child
Fatherhood is a topic of high social relevance that attracts much public interest and therefore also the attention of scientists.
Observation lab
Would you like to learn more about how to build an observation lab? Check out this ‘how to’ guide! Read tips & tricks to learn more!
Sad girl
Some disorders cannot simply be diagnosed with a blood test or tissue-culture. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a good example; its diagnosis relies upon behavioral tests and questionnaires.
Dokter
For many years, researchers have studied the causes of diabetes. These researchers are trying to find the best treatments. Why? The number of people with diabetes worldwide has increased.