Why Babies Are Geniuses

Cute as they are, babies can seem, well, pretty dumb. But the speed at which they sprout neurons, make sense of an entirely new world, and master skills puts the brainiest grown-up to shame.

Bilingual Infants

By Francois Grosjean Ph.D.
Bilingual infants are not delayed in their language development

Raising Baby Hunter-Gatherer Style

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Can today’s parents follow our ancestors’ parenting practices?

On the genius of infants: Are we really born racist?

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Ph.D.
This is genius: Noticing difference without a layer of prejudice.

The Power and Perils of Being Born 'Gifted'

By David DiSalvo
Genetics can provide an incredible platform for success, but not alone.

Baby/Toddler Reading: What Neuroscientists and Parents Need to Know

By J. Richard Gentry Ph.D.
Welcome to understanding your baby's ability to read.

Mythbusters II: We Do NOT Begin as Blank Slates

By Jennifer Kunst Ph.D.
We can't all be geniuses, after all

Children Teach Themselves to Read

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
in a literate society, children figure out when and how to read.

It's time for a new look at nature and nurture

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Is your future really determined by your genes?

Revolutionary Machine Reveals Baby Geniuses

By J. Richard Gentry Ph.D.
New science provides evidence of children being born to learn.

Six things you need to do for your baby

By Nancy Darling Ph.D.
Helping your baby grow up healthy, smart, and happy.

Are We Good? Or Bad? Or Both?

By Jennifer Kunst Ph.D.
Yes, there is hope for the human race

Housewives of NJ: When Inner Pain Comes from Outside Places

By Jeremy Clyman Psy.D.
In kids, acting out is an important signal.

Discipline Basics for Babies and Toddlers

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Young children who misbehave, cry and too often get mad can feel taxing.