brain development
October 9, 2018

Every child’s development is unique, influenced by genetics, prenatal development, the care he or she receives after birth, and the experiences prompted by his or her environment. So there is a wide range of what may be considered ‘normal’ development.

In this video leading scientists review both basic and clinical research and discuss factors that influence child development from birth to two-years old, helping us understand what to look for, how to interpret what we observe, and what, if anything, can be done to intervene if something goes “wrong.”

October 1, 2018

According to the study published in JAMA Psychiatry, prenatal exposure to folic acid not only reduces the risk of certain birth defects but also promotes healthy brain development through adolescence.

Author: Will Boggs, MD
Source: Reuters
Estimated time to read: 04:00