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Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – survey

Photo: Thinkstock Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – survey Independent.ie Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – not recognising the strain the delay puts on their bladders and bowels, a survey suggests. https://www.independent.ie/life/family/parenting/parents-are-too-busy-to-potty-train-their-children-early-enough-survey-37787743.html https://www.independent.ie/migration_catalog/article36250951.ece/da516/AUTOCROP/h342/Toilet-training-ts Email Parents are too busy to potty train their children… Read More »

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »

Does being bilingual make children more focused? Study says no

Bilingual children do not have more advantages than monolingual children when it comes to executive function, which includes remembering instructions, controlling responses, and shifting swiftly between tasks, according to a new study published in PLOS One. The study, “No evidence for effects of Turkish immigrant children’s bilingualism on executive functions,” was coauthored by two UT… Read More »