The remarkable physical transformation children undergo as they grow up
is matched only by the metamorphosis of their minds. Parents, of
course, play a critical role in this aspect of development. But what’s
really going on in a child’s head? Kids can’t always tell us what’s on
their minds. Psychologists, neurobiologists and other scientists can
help fill in the blanks, however.
Learn how children develop morals, why they talk to themselves, and
what happens to brain development and function in the face of abuse at
an early age. Other articles explore how reading should be taught, how
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder arises and what unique
challenges gifted children face. Lastly, sharpen your little one’s
powers of concentration, and your own, with a few easy tricks.