Tag Archives: Early childhood development

The quality of child-parent talk is more important than quantity

A child’s early exposure to the language is at the heart of development. Aspects of early language environments have been found to predict language skills, cognitive skills, and academic achievement in previous studies. Language exposure encompasses many elements, and researchers … Continue reading

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From Neurons to Neighborhoods : The Science of Early Childhood Development

”From Neurons to Neighborhoods” presents the evidence about ”brain wiring” and how kids learn to speak, think, and regulate their behavior. It examines the effect of the climate-family, child care, community within which the child grows. How we raise young … Continue reading

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