Young children have intuitions of great teachers

Human are incredible learners, in part because they are also accomplished teachers. Even at a very early age, people are adept at instructing others. But while there has been a lot of research into how people teach, there ...

Is that new doll spying on your kids?

What if strangers are using one of your child's toys to spy on them? In the new world of connected toys, truth can be spookier than fiction.

Holograms and mermaids: Top trends at Nuremberg toy fair

The Nuremberg toy fair, the world's largest, opened its doors this week to an industry in the throes of reinvention as toymakers vie for the attention of children increasingly glued to smartphones and tablets.

Brave new world of robotic architecture dawning

Sure, there have already been 3-D printed houses. And you can pick up a Nest Thermostat with artificial intelligence at your local hardware store. But a new book co-written and co-edited by Mahesh Daas, dean of the University ...

'Spy' toys face complaints from EU, US watchdogs

EU and US consumer watchdogs announced Tuesday they are filing complaints against a clutch of smart toys that can "spy" on children and their homes, for allegedly breaching privacy and data protection laws.

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