Childhood Tics May Not Go Away, Kids Just Get Better at Hiding Them

Around 20 percent of kids will develop one or more compulsive tics, such as excessive blinking, throat clearing or shrugging, at some point during childhood. Yet far fewer (only around…

A ‘Million Word Gap’ for Kids Who Aren’t Read to at Home

Young children who are read five books a day from birth will begin kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids who were never read to, according to…