Middle Schoolers Have the Power to Shift Conservative Parents' Views on Climate Change
New research finds that, after middle schoolers completed a climate change curriculum, their parents became more concerned about the phenomenon.
Parenthood Is More Likely to Make You Happy If You're a Man
A large new study finds that fathers are generally happier than childless men.
A Video-Sharing App Collected Sensitive Data From Millions of Children Under 13
The Federal Trade Commission has fined the video-sharing social media app TikTok $5.7 million for illegally collecting data of children under 13, a record-setting amount for a child privacy violation.
How Preschoolers Are Absorbing the Biases of Their Elders
New research finds that prejudice against black males can be detected as early as age four.
What's Medicaid Got to Do With Early Childhood Development?
Two recent independent reports argue that Medicaid and CHIP could be effectively leveraged to improve early childhood for the 45 percent of American children served by these programs.
New Research Says Birth Month Can Predict ADHD Diagnoses. But So Can Gender.
A new study indicates that teachers and parents may be looking for ADHD in the wrong places—and missing it in others.
More Evidence That Trained Musicians Are Superior Thinkers
New research suggests that practicing Bach and Beethoven can build up the brain.
Threatened Shutdown of Failing Immigrant Children Shelters Could Cause a Crisis
Despite its numerous failures in keeping the children it's housing safe, an Arizona facility may keep its federal funding due to a lack of other options.
The Case for Investing in Children Has Never Been Stronger
Too bad U.S. policy doesn't reflect that.
More Evidence That Green Space Helps Develop Young Brains
Access to nature appears to provide kids with a specific cognitive advantage.
Silent Killer: In London, Air Pollution Has Become a Matter of Life and Death
According to researchers, air pollution kills thousands in the city every year.
PS Picks: Documenting the Artifice of North Korea in 'Under the Sun'
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
A New Law Targets Child Sexual Assault at Military Bases
Sweeping military reforms include new guidelines for how the Department of Defense must handle child-on-child sexual assault on military bases.
The Supreme Court Refuses to Stop a Climate Change Lawsuit Brought by Children and Teenagers
The Supreme Court on Monday denied the Trump administration's request to halt a lawsuit that represents a novel attempt by children and teenagers to sue the federal government over its inaction on climate change.
Thirteen Million American Kids Went to Schools Last Year Where Officials Found Elevated Levels of Lead in the Drinking Water
An additional 18 million kids attended schools where officials didn't test the drinking water for lead, or where officials didn't know whether they had tested.
Viewfinder: A New Playground Specially Designed for Disabled Children Opens in Scotland
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon holds the hand of two-year-old Jamie McGuiness as she officially opens Play as One Scotland's fully inclusive play park on June 4th, 2018.