Tag Archives: Brain Science

What We Learn Before We Are Born

Though this Ted Talk is a few years old (2011), Annie Murphy Paul makes some interesting points about what we learn before we are born. Advertisements

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Recommended Toys for Ages 0-6

Walking through the aisles and aisles of toys at any store can be an overwhelming task. With so many options, what toys are the most beneficial for your child? The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) provides great information … Continue reading

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High Contrast Images for Infants

As an infant’s most under developed sense at birth, research has been conducted to learn more about infant eyesight since the 1960’s. After several studies, it has been proven that newborns can only clearly see about 8-10 inches in front … Continue reading

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How Much Screen Time Is too Much?

With all of the most innovative technology at our fingertips, and at the fingertips of our children, how much screen time is too much? According to Michigan State University (MSU), “more than 40 percent of infants under 5 months of … Continue reading

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Mathematical Processing in Young Children

The importance of practicing basic math skills with young children early on is widely accepted by parents and educators; but at what age does a child begin to benefit from math-based activities? Lisa Feigenson of John Hopkins University was recently honored by the … Continue reading

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