Tag Archives: Development

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.

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Freedom to Play…

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On Letting Infants “Cry It Out”

One of the most emotionally and physically taxing parts of being a new parent may be deciding if you will let your infant cry him/herself to sleep by self-soothing or attending to your baby after you have put him/her to … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Read Aloud to Your Child?

How often do you read to your child? The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages parents and caregivers to read to children from infancy on every day; however this recommendation is only¬†followed for fewer than half of children under five.¬†Scholastic‘s research … 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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