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Should Kids Have Their Own Voice Assistants?

Last updated: 05/03/2018

Amazon is releasing new Alexa experiences for kids and parents, including the Echo Dot Kids Edition, which it says allows children to access age-appropriate content with their voic

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Did the Baby Boomers fulfil their childhood dreams?

Last updated: 05/03/2018

In 1969, more than 10,000 11-year-olds, taking part in the National Child Development Study (NCDS), were asked to write an essay imagining what their lives would be like at 25. Thi

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National Child Development Study: At 11, these kids tried to predict their future. Did they get it right?

Last updated: 05/03/2018

One girl predicted environmental disaster on Earth and colonies on the moon. Another wanted to be a nurse and go riding at weekends. One anxious little boy hoped his children would

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Kids, Meet Alexa, Your AI Mary Poppins?

Last updated: 05/02/2018

"Alexa, why is Pluto so awesome?" "Alexa, what is seven plus three?" "Alexa, who is Harry Potter?" "Alexa, I'm bored." "Alexa, where do babies come from?"* Families who have an art

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Home Safety Webinar

Last updated: 05/02/2018

View this webinar to discover safety risks and injury prevention tips for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Explore some home safety checklists that families and staff can compl

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National Child Development Study: "Imagine you are 25" Essays (Sweep 2, Age 11), 1969

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner. The National Child Development Study (NCDS) originated in the Perinatal Mortality Survey (see SN 5565), whic

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Who are poor comprehenders?

Last updated: 05/02/2018

There’s been much discussion recently regarding the “language gap” and the “word gap” — the recognition that there are huge variations in levels of children’s languag

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Better governance, better access: practising responsible data sharing in the METADAC governance infrastructure

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Abstract Genomic and biosocial research data about individuals is rapidly proliferating, bringing the potential for novel opportunities for data integration and use. The scale, pac

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Welcome to the PAA 2018 Annual Meeting...please wait while the program loads.

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Welcome to the PAA 2018 Annual Meeting...please wait while the program loads.

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Preschool Expulsion—Where Are We and Where Do We Need to Go?

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Walter Gilliam, Director at the Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy, explains what we can do to stop preschool expulsions at the "What's Behind Preschool Expulsion

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