development

Infancy is a time of rapid development and learning, including processing social information such as the facial expressions of others.

A study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggests 

By: 
Craig Canapari, MD

“Whenever I see a patient with snoring and school difficulties, I get excited. Why?

By: 
Meg Guard

According to a Finnish study published in Pediatrics, parents who are not sleeping well may perceive their children to also have sleeping problems.  In this study,

By: 
Palak Patel, MD & Meg Guard

Families of children with autism know how difficult bedtime can be: an article in Spectrum News reports that many children with autism have proble

Why do we feel sleepy at night? What exactly tells us when to fall asleep and when to wake up? It's not just the light or warmth of the sun, for we can feel sleepy even if we are kept in a windowless office.

A recent study, published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, found that overweight and obese autistic children are more frequently diagnosed with sleep troubles, anxiety, and depression compared to autistic children who have BMI scores in th

By: 
Craig Canapari, MD.

“Whenever I see a patient with snoring and school difficulties, I get excited. Why?

By: 
Meg Guard

In a 2014 study, published by Molecular Autism, researchers found that one in four girls being treated for anorexia at a London clinic scored above the cutoff for an autism diagnosis.  Prior research has also demonstrated the similarities between the two con

By: 
Pascal Wallisch

We’ve all heard that it is important to get “deep REM sleep” for peak performance. This is nonsense.

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