It speaks two languages, gives math lessons, tells jokes and interacts with children through the tablet screen in its chest—China's latest robot is the babysitter every parent needs.
Semi-structured block play among preschool-age children has the potential to improve two skills—mathematics and executive functioning—critical to kindergarten readiness, according a new study by Purdue University researchers.
Research shows that the more skills children bring with them to kindergarten—in basic math, reading, even friendship and cooperation—the more likely they will succeed in those same areas in school. Hence, "kindergarten ...
A new investigation of how children reason about religious rules reveals a remarkable level of acceptance of different religions' rules and practices.
Sociologists at BYU and Ball State have found that a majority of fathers today are relatively involved in their children's lives.
Attending universal childcare from age three significantly improves the school readiness of children from immigrant and disadvantaged family backgrounds, a new UCL study has found.
Parents who restrict their children's use of new media technologies may be acting counterproductively in the long run, particularly if they invoke afterschool homework time as the reason. Their children's scholastic achievements ...
It may seem like common sense that rich parents spend more money on their children than poor parents do. A new study co-authored by a CSU faculty member shows that this financial gap is widening due to rising income inequality.
When do children start to become aware of the relationship between animal and plant life? According to a study by the UPV/EHU, they begin to associate animals and plants with each other spontaneously in their drawings by ...
The wealth gap between households of seniors and those with children has ballooned since 1989, a new study finds.