Neuroscientists Transform Brain Activity to Speech with AI

Neuroscientists Transform Brain Activity to Speech with AI

The concept is relatively straightforward—record the brain activity and audio of participants while they are reading aloud in order to create a system that decodes brain signals for vocal tract movements, then synthesize speech from the decoded movements.

What Behaviors Predict Sleep Duration and Quality?

What Behaviors Predict Sleep Duration and Quality?

In summary, in this very large sample of respondents, all of whom were already at a greater risk for poor sleep because of physiological changes related to menopause, better sleep duration and quality and fewer insomnia symptoms were associated with less sedentary time and more time spent in light physical activity, as opposed to sitting and especially reclining awake.

No screen time for under-2s? You have to be kidding

No screen time for under-2s? You have to be kidding

This week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released strict new guidelines around screen time for young kids. Any parent would love to raise their kids according to every guideline and recommendation released by the hundreds of thousands of local and global health organisations around the world.

Childhood cancer: teachers donate sick days so dad can be with his sick daughter

Childhood cancer: teachers donate sick days so dad can be with his sick daughter

But David and Megan never expected the generosity they’d receive when they reached out to the school where David worked as a teacher, to see if anyone could help find a way that he could spend more time at his little girl’s side while she endured her treatment.

'Hey kids, don't eat plastic': Doctors warn against new internet challenge

'Hey kids, don't eat plastic': Doctors warn against new internet challenge

Kids have jumped onto the new trend known as the 'Shell on challenge', sharing images and videos to social media of themselves eating food with the packaging still on.

Birthday party etiquette: Mum charges $20 to attend daughter's party

Birthday party etiquette: Mum charges $20 to attend daughter's party

A woman has written to the Boston Globe's Miss Conduct advice column about a close friend, who charges her child's party guests a cover charge to attend. You're being a real jerk to ask your guests to pay for a party for your kid," replied one person.

Gretchen Rossi Naming Baby After Slade Smiley’s Cancer-Stricken Son

Gretchen Rossi Naming Baby After Slade Smiley’s Cancer-Stricken Son

As for Skylar’s middle name, the reality television personality said they “really wanted to have a family tie-in” and eventually thought of the security advisor’s 18-year-old son from a previous relationship, Grayson, who has been battling brain cancer since 2006.

Babies Learn When In Sync with Their Mothers

Babies Learn When In Sync with Their Mothers

The only thing that predicted learning likelihood was how in sync the brain patterns of mother and baby were, what Leong calls “the interpersonal connection between the mum and the baby.” The study measured alpha waves.

Kris Jenner Recalls Times Saint, Mason Were Rushed to Hospital

Kris Jenner Recalls Times Saint, Mason Were Rushed to Hospital

Kris Jenner opened up about “alarming” phone calls she received when her grandsons Mason and Saint were rushed to the hospital for medical issues.

If I Had a Child Who Failed to Launch

If I Had a Child Who Failed to Launch

The parent has decided to send him to a wilderness residential school for drug-abusing kids in hopes “that will better prepare him for college.”. I’d help my child identify some career that interested him that didn’t require college, perhaps a robot or medical equipment technician, electric car mechanic, etc.

'Likely Friendships' photos show bonds kids with autism can form

'Likely Friendships' photos show bonds kids with autism can form

That’s because Nigel has autism , and socializing can feel challenging for him.“He would definitely play on his own and be in his own world,” his mom, Jenny Odom of Atlanta, told TODAY Parents .Nigel, now 3, was diagnosed at a young age, which allowed him to start early intervention programs.

Louis Tomlinson fulfills widower's bucket list in tearjerker video with his mom's song

Louis Tomlinson fulfills widower's bucket list in tearjerker video with his mom's song

Louis Tomlinson fulfills widower's bucket list in tearjerker video with his mom's song. Louis Tomlinson helped an 83-year-old widower fulfill his bucket list and dedicated the video he made of their adventures to his late mother.

Tiffani Thiessen's mom looks exactly like her in throwback pic

Tiffani Thiessen's mom looks exactly like her in throwback pic

Here's hoping Robyn has a glorious birthday with all of her family members, whether they look alike or not!. 'Saved by the Bell' stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tiffani Thiessen stop by TODAY in 1993.

These matching 'mommy and me' swimsuits (under $25) make great Mother's Day gifts

These matching 'mommy and me' swimsuits (under $25) make great Mother's Day gifts

From pineapple prints to floral and ruffles, here are some of our favorite mother daughter swimsuits — including some options that work for the whole family!. This adorable family set has a light pink ruffle top for mom and daughter and matching printed trunks for dad or brother.

Why Are Mental Health Issues Greater Among Bisexual People?

Why Are Mental Health Issues Greater Among Bisexual People?

So, this new study suggests that people who identify as bisexual are at greatly increased risk of struggling with emotional issues in their lives, suffering from depression and anxiety.

Yaaaasssss mama! Michelle Branch shares photo of her breastfeeding during her wedding

Yaaaasssss mama! Michelle Branch shares photo of her breastfeeding during her wedding

Michelle Branch shares photo of her breastfeeding during her wedding. Michelle Branch shares photo of her breastfeeding during her wedding. Michelle Branch captured the reality of being a mother when she shared a photo from her wedding day to social media.

Mary Lou Retton recalls watching daughter McKenna Kelley's NCAA gymnastics routine

Mary Lou Retton recalls watching daughter McKenna Kelley's NCAA gymnastics routine

“I don’t think I understood the enormity of what she did and the groundbreaking gymnastics that she did at the time,” Kelley said about following in her mother’s footsteps.

Zoe Saldana Doesn’t Have Plans for Baby No. 4: ‘Answer Is No’

Zoe Saldana Doesn’t Have Plans for Baby No. 4: ‘Answer Is No’

“We grew up in a world in a time that it was very gender divided and also [with] our cultural backgrounds,” she told Us .

Why We Want Our Kids to Go with the Flow

Why We Want Our Kids to Go with the Flow

And for differently wired kids, kids who may struggle with getting started on projects, have low levels of “stick-to-itiveness” when things when get challenging, lack confidence in their abilities, or have internalized the idea that they are too distracted or disorganized to accomplish anything, spending time in this mode of flow can be a powerful thing.

These 6 women froze their eggs — here's what they want you to know

These 6 women froze their eggs — here's what they want you to know

If you're thinking about your fertility and how egg freezing might play a role in your future, here is advice from six women who have been through the process.

Robert De Niro Admits That Fatherhood Is ‘Not Easy’

Robert De Niro Admits That Fatherhood Is ‘Not Easy’

“I love my children, just being with them,” the Oscar winner, 75, told Us Weekly exclusively on Wednesday, April 24, at the Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of The Apollo .

Why It Matters That Values Shape Our Perceptions of Facts

Why It Matters That Values Shape Our Perceptions of Facts

The other view is that ordinary citizens project their values onto their perceptions. On the other hand, if dueling facts are largely the product of ordinary individuals projecting their entrenched values, then they likely cannot be corrected through any known mechanisms.

Al Roker shares son Nick's journey growing up with special needs

Al Roker shares son Nick's journey growing up with special needs

Al Roker has proudly watched his son with special needs grow from a boy struggling to talk and walk as a toddler into a black belt in taekwondo and an integral member of the family's church as a teen. Al Roker has opened up to Guideposts magazine about parenting his son, Nick, 17, who has special needs.

Chrissy Teigen’s Daughter Luna Loses Wonder Woman Doll, Is 'Freaking'

Chrissy Teigen’s Daughter Luna Loses Wonder Woman Doll, Is 'Freaking'

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend ’s 3-year-old daughter, Luna, has lost a very important toy. Luna celebrated her third year with a trip to Disneyland on April 12, two days before her birthday.

Eva Longoria flaunts post-baby bod in tiny red bikini, proving she's fierce at 44

Eva Longoria flaunts post-baby bod in tiny red bikini, proving she's fierce at 44

Eva Longoria flaunts post-baby bod in tiny red bikini, proving she's fierce at 44. Eva Longoria shared some photos from her beach vacation of herself in bikini 10 months after giving birth to her son.

After miscarriage, Hilaria Baldwin says that lost 'little soul' sparked a big conversation

After miscarriage, Hilaria Baldwin says that lost 'little soul' sparked a big conversation

After miscarriage, Hilaria Baldwin says that lost 'little soul' sparked a big conversation. After miscarriage, Hilaria Baldwin says that lost 'little soul' sparked a big conversation.

Catt Sadler’s Teenage Sons Don’t Talk to Her About Girls

Catt Sadler’s Teenage Sons Don’t Talk to Her About Girls

Catt Sadler ’s teenage sons don’t talk to their mom about girls (yet), the reporter told Us Weekly exclusively. “I always want them to know that they can talk to me, so I’m always just like, ‘When I was your age…’” she told Us .

Bode Miller's son learns to swim in tender video. 'I cried tears of hope,' wife says

Bode Miller's son learns to swim in tender video. 'I cried tears of hope,' wife says

Morgan Miller watched her son during his swim lesson with two kinds of tears. In an Instagram Story this week, she shared a video of 6-month-old Easton receiving an infant swim lesson.

At What Age Is Our Sense of Optimism at Its Highest?

At What Age Is Our Sense of Optimism at Its Highest?

Indeed, they found that while Mexican-American immigrants followed the expected inverted U shape optimism trajectory, the non-immigrants exhibited an altogether different path, with optimism declining until about the age of forty and then rising steadily into one's seventies.

Today’s Tamron Hall Gives Birth to First Child With Steven Greener: 1st Pic

Today’s Tamron Hall Gives Birth to First Child With Steven Greener: 1st Pic

I’ve wanted to share this news for many months and now finally my doctor has said I am in a safe place, at 32 weeks, to share my joy with y’all,” the broadcast journalist wrote alongside the sweet clip. @disney just announced that my nationally syndicated daytime talk show Tamron Hall will premiere on 9-9-19,” she wrote.

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