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Eye color indicate risk for serious skin conditions

Eye color may be an indicator of whether a person is high-risk for certain serious skin conditions.

New technologies per se do not improve student learning

Introduction of hi-tech teaching aids in the classroom often comes with great hopes for enhanced learning.

Give me the child at 3 and I will give you the adult compulsive gambler

That is the striking finding of a new study in Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for Psychological Science.

Families that eat together may be the healthiest

«Come and get it!» A phrase historically proclaiming that the communal meal is ready, is heard all too infrequently among contemporary American households, especially as children get olde

Сhildren exposed to high amounts of background TV

Children from the age of 8 months to 8 years are exposed to nearly 4 hours of background TV per day, according to a top paper to be pres

Babies flick 'anti-risk switch' in women but not men

Unlike women, men don't curb certain risk-taking behaviours when a baby is present, a new psychology study at the University of Warwick suggests.

Depressed moms' behavior may play role in infants' sleep problems

Sleep problems are common in young children and can lead to difficulties in families.

Preschoolers' reading skills benefit from 1 modest change by teachers

A small change in how teachers and parents read aloud to preschoolers may provide a big boost to their reading skills later on, a new study found.

1 in 30 babies is a twin

Women having children at older ages and the growing availability of fertility treatments has led to a marked increase in the birth of twins: In 2009, one in every 30 babies born in the United State

Nodding off in class may not be such a bad idea after all

New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that going to sleep shortly after learning new material is most beneficial for recall. Titled «Memory for Semantically Related and Unr

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