Light pollution, which disrupts sleep, may be associated with premature births and reduced birth weights.
Preschoolers willingly tasted and liked fruit smoothies containing dark green vegetables, which could improve insufficient vegetable intake.
Using a transgender youth's chosen name rather than their birth name can help affirm their gender identity and reduce the risk of depression and suicidal behaviors.
7-11 year-olds had a harder time responding to emotional cues when their sleep was restricted to six hours or less. The effects were stronger in kids with anxiety symptoms.
U.S. states with strict reproductive rights policies have higher rates of babies born with low birth weight. This association is stronger for babies born to Black mothers.
Children with pet dogs had fewer behavioral problems, got along better with their peers, and engaged more in prosocial behaviors such as sharing, helping, and comforting than children whose families didn't own dogs.
Most people's first memories are from around the age of 3. Memories earlier than this are more likely to be fictional.