Researchers are releasing data from NIH’s 10-year Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study each year so scientists can analyze it as the project progresses. What does the early data from roughly 4,500 participants say so far?
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Child-adult relationships that are responsive and attentive—with lots of back and forth interactions—build a strong foundation in a child’s brain for all future learning and development. This is called “serve and return,” and it takes two to play! Follow these 5 steps to practice serve and return with your child. Read more ›
New WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep for Children Under 5 Years of Age [downloadable]
Children under five must spend less time sitting watching screens, or restrained in prams and seats, get better quality sleep and have more time for active play if they are to grow up healthy, according to new guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) on April 24. Read more ›
Children who spend more than seven hours a day of screen time may experience premature thinning of the part of the brain that processes sensory information.
The data comes from a $300 million research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will follow more than 11,000 kids aged 9 to 10 years old. Read more ›