Children Born to Older Parents Tend to Have Fewer Behavior Problems

People seem to be having kids later and later in life, and a new Dutch study shows there’s at least one advantage to that.

They found children with older parents tend to have fewer externalizing behavior problems compared to children with younger parents.

They also found that a parents’ age was unrelated to children’s internalizing behaviors. One researcher says it is possible kids with older parents have fewer problems with things like aggression because “older parents have more resources and higher levels of education.”