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Baby Brain Development

Learn How To Sleep Like A Baby

Sue Peters | Posted 06.22.2016 | Science
Sue Peters

Newborns sleep about 16 hours a day, but as they age they develop a homeostatic mechanism that balances their increasing ability to stay awake and their ongoing need for sleep. The circadian rhythm of sunlight and darkness helps to drive one part of this mechanism.

Surprising Study Finds That Babies Feel Pain Like Adults

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.25.2015 | Science

Many doctors believe babies' brains are not developed enough to feel pain, but a surprising new study suggests this may not be the case. According...

Books Are Just a Start

T. Berry Brazelton, MD | Posted 09.08.2014 | Parents
T. Berry Brazelton, MD

It still may come as a surprise to some that reading to babies in the first six months of life contributes to their brain development and later academic success.

What Happens To Babies When Their Parents Argue

Posted 03.28.2013 | Parents

By: Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/27/2013 09:30 AM EDT on LiveScience Hearing the sounds of arguments affects how a baby's...

Neuroscientist Explains The Number 1 Tip For Parents on Child Brain Development

Rehema Trimiew | Posted 12.15.2011 | Parents

You're going to be a parent and you're planning everything from the nursery wall color to the crib accessories so that your baby grows into the smarte...

Brain Development: How Much TV Should Children Watch?

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Perlmutter, M.D.

Television is a one-way street. When a child is watching television, he or she is not involved in play, not socializing with other individuals and not receiving feedback as to the actions of her behavior.

How Learning Music Can Enhance Kids' Brain Development

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

A new website where kids can create music desires to spread the joy of music creation to millions regardless of skill, training or economic status.