IQ

Why breastfed babies are so smart
Why breastfed babies are so smart (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Loads of studies over the years have shown that children who were breastfed score higher on IQ tests and perform better in school, but the reason why remained unclear. Is it the mother-baby bonding time, something in the milk itself ... Read More »

Lead exposure only part of the story for Port Pirie kids
Lead exposure only part of the story for Port Pirie kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research from the University of Adelaide shows that while childhood lead exposure in the South Australian city of Port Pirie has been a significant factor in their cognitive and mental health development, the family environment also has played a ... Read More »

Why breastfed babies are so smart: 2 parenting skills deserve the credit
Why breastfed babies are so smart: 2 parenting skills deserve the credit (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Loads of studies over the years have shown that children who were breastfed score higher on IQ tests and perform better in school, but the reason why remained unclear. Is it the mother-baby bonding time, something in the milk itself ... Read More »

The long term negative impacts of childhood meningitis
The long term negative impacts of childhood meningitis (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a study that included nearly 3,000 adults from Denmark, a diagnosis of meningococcal, pneumococcal, or Haemophilus influenzae meningitis in childhood was associated with lower educational achievement and economic self-sufficiency in adult life, according to a study in an issue ... Read More »

Childhood lead exposure linked to crime in adulthood
Childhood lead exposure linked to crime in adulthood (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australians who were exposed to high levels of lead as children may be at greater risk of committing violent and impulsive crimes two decades later, our yet-to-be-published research suggests. The origins of criminal behaviour have previously been attributed to a ... Read More »

Hospital burden for kids with intellectual disabilities
Hospital burden for kids with intellectual disabilities (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has shown that children with an intellectual disability or autism are up to ten times more likely to be admitted to hospital than unaffected children. The research team looked at ... Read More »

University success takes more than IQ
University success takes more than IQ (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Academic achievement is as much about hope, self-regulation and curiosity as it is about intelligence, according to an expert from the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education. As students start a new university year, Associate Professor Lea Waters says ... Read More »

Women with less education than their mothers risk poor mental health
Women with less education than their mothers risk poor mental health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women with significantly lower levels of education than their parents are at higher risk of poor mental health, a new University of Queensland study has found. UQ School of Population Health researchers, Dr Leigh Tooth and Professor Gita Mishra found ... Read More »

Flame retardants linked to neurodevelopmental delays in children
Flame retardants linked to neurodevelopmental delays in children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Prenatal and childhood exposure to flame retardant compounds are linked to poorer attention, fine motor coordination and IQ in school-aged children, a finding by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health that adds to growing health ... Read More »

Moderate drinking in pregnancy can affect a child’s IQ
Moderate drinking in pregnancy can affect a child’s IQ (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Relatively small levels of exposure to alcohol while in the womb can influence a child’s IQ, according to a new study by researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Oxford using children of the 90s study (ALSPAC) data from over ... Read More »

 
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