Virtual cooking class improves children’s nutrition knowledge

Journal Reference: Amy Saxe-Custack, Sarah Egan. Flint Families Cook: A Virtual Cooking and Nutrition Program for Families. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2022; 54 (4): 359 DOI: 10.1016/j.jneb.2022.01.002 This addition to the great educational material (GEM) collection appearing in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, published by Elsevier, reports that Flint Families Cook … Read more

After ‘mama,’ children’s first words include ‘this’ and ‘that’

Journal Reference: Amalia Skilton. Learning speaker- and addressee-centered demonstratives in Ticuna. Journal of Child Language, 2022; 1 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000922000101 The early use of words like “this” and “that” has been documented in widely spoken languages such as English, Spanish and Mandarin, which have relatively simple systems for demonstratives, said Amalia Skilton, a linguistics scholar and … Read more

Netflix: Shrek, Kung Fu Panda… 5 children’s films that will disappear on March 31, 2022

Netflix Shrek Kung Fu Panda… 5 childrens films that will

news culture Netflix: Shrek, Kung Fu Panda… 5 children’s films that will disappear on March 31, 2022 Published on 03/30/2022 at 18:41 The catalogs of streaming platforms are bound to evolve over time. Works are added every month while others disappear without warning! Netflix is ​​no exception to the rule. March 31, 2022 will sound … Read more

Exposure to phthalates — the ‘in every single place chemical’ — may increase children’s cancer risk

Exposure to phthalates — the ‘in every single place chemical’ — may increase children’s cancer risk – NovLink Home Mash B Exposure to phthalates — the ‘in every single place chemical’ — may increase children’s cancer risk We want to thank the writer of this write-up for this amazing web content Exposure to phthalates — … Read more

Choline during pregnancy impacts children’s sustained attention

Journal Reference: Charlotte L. Bahnfleth, Barbara J. Strupp, Marie A. Caudill, Richard L. Canfield. Prenatal choline supplementation improves child sustained attention: A 7‐year follow‐up of a randomized controlled feeding trial. The FASEB Journal, 2021; 36 (1) DOI: 10.1096/fj.202101217R The study, which compared these children with those whose mothers had consumed the recommended amount of choline, … Read more

Studies of children’s stories shows differences in Russian, US approaches to emotion

Journal Reference: Yulia Chentsova-Dutton, Anna Leontyeva, Amy G. Halberstadt, Anita M. Adams. And they all lived unhappily ever after: Positive and negative emotions in American and Russian picture books.. Emotion, 2021; DOI: 10.1037/emo0001021 “In the U.S., there’s an emphasis on the value of positive emotions — such as happiness or pride,” says Amy Halberstadt, co-author … Read more

Can we perceive gender from children’s voices?

Journal Reference: Santiago Barreda, Peter F. Assmann. Perception of gender in children’s voices. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2021; 150 (5): 3949 DOI: 10.1121/10.0006785 Gender perception is much more complicated in children because gender differences in speech may emerge before sex-related anatomical differences between speakers. This suggests listeners may need to consider … Read more

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