children

Judy Cockerton saw a problem and decided to do something about it. At 48, she shut down her toy store and created a village of sixty homes. The catch? They were reserved for seniors and families with foster kids. We visited Cockerton's village to learn how she built it. Read more....

A child plays in the woods

Soccer games, homework, dance lessons: the life of a grade school student is busy. Psychology professor Peter Gray says kids would be a lot better off if we just let them play the way they're supposed to. Read More...

kid having fun

Parents usually think their kid is brilliant – and the latest research may be proving them right. UC Berkeley professor Alison Gopnik explains why children can be much better problem solvers than their parents. Read More...

junk food!

If you find yourself reaching for an extra serving of broccoli instead of that giant spoonful of Nutella, new research suggests you might have your mother to thank. Read more...

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