Developing motor skills appears to be related to language abilities. Researcher Sandy Gonzalez and her team conducted a study to investigate whether consistency in handedness predicts receptive and expressive language.
To examine if a specific repertoire of repetitive movements was present in children with autism, researchers used home videos to code the behaviors of the infants.
Children learn from interacting with others, especially their parents. For example, reproducing the emotions that others express is part of that.
Researchers perform infant studies to properly monitor and understand all kinds of development factors. In this blog post, five examples of infant studies are highlighted.
Our understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has developed a great deal over recent years, but there is still much work to be done.
Adolescents are vulnerable to risk-taking behaviors such as substance use. Dr. Roy Otten and his team examined how early childhood stress and inhibitory control influence the risk of adolescent substance use.
How can we understand emotional reactivity in children with ADHD? In the current study, Tarle and her colleagues examined the relation between emotion regulation and working memory in children with and without this disorder.
In celebration of World Autism Awareness Day, this blog post focuses on the social interactions between children and their older autistic siblings.
Infant siblings of children with or without ASD participated in a study to determine whether gaze behavior showed during a test with an unfamiliar examiner could predict gaze behavior in a more naturalistic context.
Disrupted mealtimes and feeding challenges may risk the development of family stability, as well as the social skills and well-being of a child. Which strategy should families use to support meal time engagement?