Science news articles about 'typical children'

  • New approach to dental visits may ease kids' fears

    ... 's anxiety levels to rise. This is especially true in children with developmental disabilities who may have difficulty understanding the unfamiliar ... .69 minutes to 1.48 minutes in typical children. The decreased anxiety levels were even ...
  • Yale researchers discover mechanism for

    ... , and they focused instead on physical cues that typically-developing children disregarded." Previous studies by the Yale ... this mechanism emerges in the first days of life for typical children, we hope to use similar techniques to identify ...
  • K-State researcher: Poverty is rooted in US education system

    ... said this increases the education system's inequalities since typically children of the powerful, wealthy elite have the opportunity ... create a challenging and engaging learning environment for children at all levels. She said the essential characteristics include ...
  • UC Davis study confirms link between advanced maternal age and autism

    ... in the state can be attributed to women waiting longer to have children, the study suggests. To conduct their investigation, the researchers ... brain protein, while none of the mothers of typical children did. Advancing age has been associated ...
  • Common test for detecting liver problems in children is often interpreted incorrectly

    ... and 25 for boys. This is less than half of what is used in the typical children's hospital in the United States. In order ... drugs rely on ALT to screen out children with liver disease, typically those with an ALT that is three times ...
  • When social fear is missing, so are racial stereotypes

    ... studies have shown that stereotypes are found ubiquitously in typically developing children—as early as age 3—as they are in adults ... to assign positive or negative features to those pictured. Typical children made strongly stereotypical assignments ...
  • Can the kids be all right if they are gay too?

    ... says, "There is an assumption that the optimal outcome is to produce heterosexual children. I am questioning the heterosexism that pressures ... that social pressure to raise heterosexual and gender typical children can put stress on LGBTQ families ...
  • Children with autism lack visual skills required for independence

    ... test room, 20 children with autism and 20 typical children of the same age and ability ... environment is less efficient and less systematic than typical children's search. This has important implications for how well ...
  • New research may lead to improved diagnosis of autism

    ... Control and Prevention, it is estimated that as many as one in every 110 children is affected by autism. "With the extraordinarily high prevalence ... brains was not as sensitive to the language narratives as was the STG in the brains of the typical children." An additional 27 autistic ...
  • Higher levels of several toxic metals found in children with autism

    ... levels of toxic metals in children with autism, compared to typical children. They hypothesize that reducing early exposure to toxic metals may help lessen symptoms of autism ...
  • Elevated cortisol in autism, research shows

    ... research shows. Specifically, lower-functioning children with ASD (LFASD) exhibited significantly higher ... stress hormone in humans, than both high-functioning children with ASD (HFASD) and typical children ...

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